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Apr 7, 2014 | Post and Courier

Politics: Scott takes to radio

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott gave the Republicans’ weekly radio address Saturday and talked about his humble beginnings and how that influenced his bill to create jobs, known as the Skills Act. “As someone who grew up in poverty, I know the hard choices facing so many families every night,” he said. “As a former small business owner, I know the importance of ensuring the next generation of Americans is the most well-trained, best-educated workforce the world has ever seen.”

Apr 7, 2014 | The Hill

GOP senator spars with Obama on jobs

President Obama may have campaigned on job creation, but his administration has produced "no measurable end results" and done little to reverse the trend of unemployment around the country, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) said Saturday in the weekly Republican address.

Apr 7, 2014 | Newsmax

Tim Scott: Democrats Playing Politics With Skills Act Opposition

Creating jobs is most important issue facing the nation, and Republican South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, who has introduced legislation to help with the issue, says Senate Democrats have blocked his plan for political reasons.

Apr 7, 2014 | Real Clear Politics

Sen. Tim Scott Gives GOP Weekly Address on Empowering Americans

In the Weekly Republican Address, Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina talks about what he describes as the most important issue facing our nation today -- job creation. Scott discusses legislation he's introduced that would consolidate duplicate federal workforce training programs and help the unemployed and underemployed learn new job skills.

Apr 3, 2014 | Oil and Gas Journal

Scott links South Atlantic OCS access bill to jobs growth plan

US Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced a bill that would reverse the Obama administration’s exclusion of four South Atlantic coastal states from active offshore oil and gas resource development planning. It is the third part of Scott’s broader legislative Opportunity Agenda to create jobs and increase educational opportunities, he said on Apr. 2. “The Southern Energy Access Jobs Act will allow our nation’s energy sector to innovate and grow while meeting several important needs, including creating more opportunities for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, increasing job...

Mar 31, 2014 | National Review

Tim Scott, Free-Speech Savior?

Senator Scott is one of the few who’ve looked into the Obama administration’s Internet-regulation decision, and he has serious concerns about the preservation of free speech if the transition goes through.

Mar 31, 2014 | Spartanburg Herald Journal

Gowdy, Scott talk about health care reform in lecture at Wofford College

"Would you spend $1.5 trillion to provide access to health insurance for about 5 percent of the nation's population at a higher cost, with higher deductibles, higher out of pocket expenses and no real ability to reign it all in?" Scott said. He said the question they should be asking is how to control health care costs in order to have a "serious conversation about health care."

Mar 26, 2014 | National Review

Scott: Only Possible Reason for Obama Admin’s Internet Surrender Is Appeasement

On Fox News on Monday, Senator Tim Scott (R., S.C.) worried about the repercussions of handing control of the internet over to “an unknown body,” particularly if it could potentially be done without congressional approval. “Whatever the reason for turning over any aspect of the Internet at this point, I think it’s a bad decision by the administration,”​ he said.

Mar 26, 2014 | Spartanburg Herald Journal

Congressmen Scott, Gowdy to speak at health care lecture series

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) will be guest speakers at Wofford College Friday as part of a guest lecture series on health care policy and administration.

Mar 18, 2014 | Fox News

Backlash over administration decision to relinquish control of Internet overseer

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., according to Politico, cautioned that it would be a "scary thought" to be in a situation where nations like China or Russia "could take a firm hold on the Internet."