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Scott, Colleagues Announce Revised Criminal Justice Reform Package

Thursday | December 13, 2018

A group of lawmakers released revised text of the First Step Act to continue building support for criminal justice reform. This update was brokered by the White House and a bipartisan group of lawmakers in both chambers of Congress, including Senator Scott, who was also an original cosponsor of the legislation. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Paul Ryan have pledged to take up the revised package before the end of the year.… more...


Scott, Thune Applaud President’s Decision to Direct Federal Agencies to Boost Opportunity Zones in Distressed Communities

Thursday | December 13, 2018

U.S. Sens. Tim Scott (R-SC) and John Thune (R-SD), both members of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, applauded President Donald Trump for issuing an executive order directing federal agencies to coordinate available resources through a new White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council. This initiative will maximize the benefits for economically distressed areas, including the new Opportunity Zone communities, and provide regulatory relief where appropriate. In their letter to the president earlier this year, Scott and Thune, encouraged the administration to do whatever it could to help boost Opportunity Zones around the country.… more...


Scott Sickle Cell Bill Headed to the White House

Tuesday | December 11, 2018

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Senators unveil bipartisan criminal justice reform package

Wednesday | October 4, 2017

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott tells Equifax CEO the 'pure luck' of executive stock-sales timing 'hard to believe'

Wednesday | October 4, 2017

Senators Rip Credit-Reporting Model in Wake of Equifax Breach

Wednesday | October 4, 2017