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Scott Joins Colleagues to Direct Offshore Energy Funds Back to the States, Help Strengthen Coastal Communities

Thursday | December 1, 2022

This week, Senator Scott joined Senators Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and 20 of their Senate colleagues as a cosponsor of the Reinvesting in Shoreline Economics and Ecosystems (RISEE) Act. The legislation would direct money generated from offshore wind projects back to the states nearest to those projects.… more...

Scott, Thune, Grassley & Senate Republican Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Hold the IRS More Accountable

Tuesday | November 22, 2022

U.S. Sens. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), John Thune (R-S.D.), ranking member of the Subcommittee on Taxation and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Oversight, and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), former chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and a current member of the Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight, recently led their Republican colleagues on the Senate Finance Committee in introducing the IRS Funding Accountability Act. The legislation responds to the Democrats' use of the so-called "Inflation Reduction Act" (IRA) to infuse the IRS with $80 billion of new funding without any oversight measures to prevent waste, protect taxpayer rights, or measure improvements of service. The IRS Funding Accountability Act would give Congress a direct say in how this new funding could be spent, hold the IRS more accountable, and provide more transparency for the American people.… more...

Scott Joins Bipartisan Group Urging USDA to Give Farmers More Time to Comment on New Rule With Major Impact for Chicken Industry

Tuesday | November 22, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), co-chairs of the Senate Chicken Caucus, and 16 of their Senate colleagues urging the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to extend the time farmers have to comment on a proposed rule that would have a major impact on the poultry industry. Granting a 180-day extension, as the letter requests, would allow farmers and constituents to consider more carefully the new rule created through the Packers and Stockyards Act and provide the most substantive comments possible of the effects of the rule on the poultry, cattle, and hog industries.… 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

Sweet Tea

Palmetto State Angels

Wednesday | November 30, 2022

When we do what we can for those around us, so much can be accomplished. The ten organizations recognized represent the gentleness of the southern heart. I pray their examples of kindness and charity are replicated across the country.… more...

A Good Heart and a New Sole

Tuesday | November 22, 2022

To whom much is given, much is required. I am thankful for members of our communities who give back to those around them like Chris Singleton.… more...

Paying Honor to a Trailblazer

Friday | November 18, 2022

Often times we forget those who have gone before us to shape the world we enjoy. Thankfully, for James Henry Conyers, that's no longer the case. His quiet patriotism and bravery are memorialized in South Carolina, but his legacy is expressed across the country.… more...