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Representative Austin Scott to Discuss House Legislation Addressing the State’s Involvement in National Healthcare Reform

ATLANTA- State Representative Austin Scott (R-Tifton) and other members of the House will hold a press conference TODAY, Friday, March 26, 2010 at 1:00 PM in the third floor media alcove of the State Capitol.  During the press conference, Representative Scott will discuss a resolution regarding the Attorney General of Georgia and national healthcare reform. (more…)

Representative Austin Scott Announces Bill to Remove Toll From GA-400

ATLANTA — State Representative Austin Scott today announced House Bill 1443, legislation to remove the toll on Georgia Highway 400.  The legislation would also dismantle the State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA), the agency responsible for overseeing and collecting the toll on GA-400. (more…)

Statement of Speaker David Ralston Following the Resignation of Rep. Austin Scott as Chairman of the Governmental Affairs Committee

ATLANTA- Today Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives David Ralston released the following statement regarding Rep. Austin Scott’s resignation as Chairman of the Governmental Affairs Committee in order to focus on his run for Governor of Georgia:

“I accept the resignation of Rep. Austin Scott from his position as chairman of the House Governmental Affairs Committee. I praise him for his statesman-like action for putting the House first. He has the qualities of a true leader that Georgians should be proud of. This action will enable him to spread his reform message across the State that I believe Georgians will find appealing. I look forward to working with Rep. Scott throughout the legislative session.”