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Austin Scott's Public Statements

Full Name: James Austin Scott
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 8, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 8
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vivien; 1 Child: Wells
Birth Date: 12/10/1969
Birth Place: Augusta, GA
Home City: Ashburn, GA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
Keeping the Vision of Our Fathers
Scott Takes Stand for 4th Amendment
Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Doctor Access for Medicare Beneficiaries
Issue Position: Federal Spending
Issue Position: Sanctity of Life
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Medicare Fraud
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Second Amendment
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Lowering Taxes
July 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Horticulture - Benefits of Biotechnology
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Subcommittee Highlights the Benefits of Biotechnology
June 26, 2014 Quality Health Care For Our Veterans
June 26, 2014 Congressman Scott, Congressman Bishop Push for Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park
June 25, 2014 Congressman Scott Announces New Mission for Moody Air Force Base
June 23, 2014 Customer Protection and End User Relief Act
June 20, 2014 Congressman Scott Applauds Passage of Defense Appropriations Act
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 22, 2014 Congressman Scott Applauds Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 20, 2014 Congressman Scott Praises House Passage of the Water Resources Act
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Congressman Scott Fights for Moody, Robins in Approval of NDAA
April 29, 2014 Subcommittee Chairman Austin Scott Examines the Research behind Bee Colony Health
April 29, 2014 Subcommittee Examines Research Efforts to Combat Pests and Diseases of Pollinators
April 23, 2014 Letter to Mary Wakefield, Administrator of the Department of Health and Human Services - Liver Transplant Decision
April 15, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 9, 2014 The Need for Generic Drug Pricing in Medicare Part D
April 2, 2014 Georgia's House Delegation Urges Appropriators to Approve SHEP Funding
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development of House Committee on Appropriations - SHEP Funding
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice
March 6, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget - Savannah Harbor Expansion Project
March 4, 2014 Subcommittee Recognizes Contributions of Cooperative Extension Service to Agriculture, Youth Development & Rural Communities
March 4, 2014 Hearing of the Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee - To Review the Smith-Lever Act on its 100th Anniversary
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Allow A Senate Vote On Iran Sanctions
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2643, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 15, 2014 Fox News - The Benghazi Transcripts: Did White House exaggerate Obama's preparation for 9/11 anniversary?
Dec. 12, 2013 Congressman Austin Scott Statement on Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
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