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U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., spoke to a number of veterans, human resources managers and community leaders in Greer on Wednesday as part of his statewide initiative to help military servicemen and women reintegrate into the civilian workforce. “We are all benefitting from our veterans who are coming home and making a difference,” he said.
As part of my Opportunity Agenda, I introduced S. 2202, the Southern Energy Access (SEA) Jobs Act, in the Senate, which recognizes that the nexus of strong STEM education programs and a burgeoning energy economy creates wealth, prosperity and economic growth.
Both of South Carolina’s senators have thankfully been vocal supporters of moving forward with the plans at Yucca. U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham noted that the report indicates Yucca is “the right spot,” and that the only problem with it at this point is “politics.” Graham’s counterpart in the U.S. Senate, Tim Scott, described the Yucca site as “the safest, most viable location for storing our nation’s nuclear waste.”
In a statement last week, Sen. Scott said, "I have yet to see any plans or studies that show that transferring prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to South Carolina or any other domestic location will make America safer.
Tim Scott (R-S.C.) said it’s past time the Senate act on the controversial Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site. “Despite politically motivated delays to the Yucca Mountain project, it is clearer than ever that this is the safest, most viable location for storing our nation's nuclear waste,” Scott said Thursday.
U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the following statement regarding travel restrictions from Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa.
Senator Tim Scott announced the launch of a statewide Veterans Job Training Initiative he will host in Greer next Wednesday at City Hall. The targeted workshops for veterans will also be held in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, and North Charleston and focus on how veterans can transfer their military skills and certifications to the civilian world.
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott reiterated his opposition to closing the terrorist detention center at Guantanamo Bay amid reports the Obama administration is considering ways to circumvent Congress.
Scott arrived in the early afternoon and did a school video interview with Thomas, during which the duo talked football, Scott’s recent trip to Texas, and what Scott likes to do in his free time. Thomas asked Scott how he keeps up with all the people he is involved with on projects like the sickle cell caucus.
U.S. Senator Tim Scott, R-S.C, listened Wednesday to concerns from black business owners in Florence at a meeting hosted by the Pee Dee Black Chamber of Commerce. A little more than 20 people gathered at the Charles W. Gould Business Incubator at the Florence-Darlington Technical College campus to talk to the senator about the current business environment in the state, federal issues as well as state issues.