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Senator Tim Scott Statement on the Death of Tyre Nichols

Friday | January 27, 2023

Today, Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) released the following statement on the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee.… more...


Sen. Scott Hosts National School Choice Student Rally At Capitol

Thursday | January 26, 2023

On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Congressional School Choice Caucus co-chair, hosted his 3rd Student Rally at the nation's Capitol to celebrate National School Choice Week. Sen. Scott spoke to Opportunity Scholarship students from 10 D.C. public charter and private schools as he reflected on the transformational power of educational freedom.… more...


Scott, Cardin Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create U.S. Tax Code Parity for Small Businesses

Thursday | January 26, 2023

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship Chair Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) introduced the Small Business Tax Fairness and Compliance Simplification Act (S. 45). This legislation empowers hundreds of South Carolina beauty services providers, such as barbers, manicurists, skincare specialists, and hairstylists, by expanding the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) tax tip credit so these businesses are treated similarly to the food and beverage sector, which is also heavily tip dependent. Today, more than 80 percent of the 1.2 million establishments that provide beauty services, such as hair and nail salons, have 10 or fewer employees and the majority are owned and operated by women and minorities.… more...

In the News

Vanishing land: Climate change displaces Black families along Gullah-Geechee corridor

Monday | November 28, 2022

SC senators oppose proposed vessel speed changes that could protect endangered whales

Friday | October 28, 2022

Biden owes us answers for failures in Afghanistan

Friday | August 26, 2022


Newsletters

Remembering Tyre Nichols

Saturday | January 28, 2023

A Time For Choosing

Friday | January 20, 2023

Time to Get to Work

Friday | January 6, 2023


Sweet Tea

Great Eats

Friday | January 27, 2023

Congratulations to these six chefs for showing off the great tastes of the Palmetto state. South Carolina has produced amazing chefs who have earned the James Beard Award, and I hope to see all of them crowned winners.… more...


Sweet Taste of Sweet Tea

Friday | January 27, 2023

More sweet tea is never a bad thing! Not only will this investment bring more jobs to our great state, but it will bring more of the taste of South Carolina to the rest of the country.… more...


Growing the Garden

Friday | January 20, 2023

South Carolina's rich history is rooted in agriculture. Encouraging students to continue fostering these skills provides them a unique and innovative way to translate what they're learning inside the classroom to the outside world. I can't wait to see what sprouts up!… more...