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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...

Sens. Scott, Cruz, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Prohibit Sale of Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to China

Thursday | January 26, 2023

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and other Senate Republicans in introducing the Protecting America's Strategic Petroleum Reserve from China Act. This bill would prohibit the sale of American crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to any company under the control of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and prohibit the export of any crude oil from the SPR to China.… more...

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Monday | November 28, 2022

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Friday | October 28, 2022

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A Time For Choosing

Friday | January 20, 2023

Time to Get to Work

Friday | January 6, 2023

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Friday | December 30, 2022

Sweet Tea

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...

Keep on Growing

Thursday | January 19, 2023

Dorchester County exemplifies the economic development our state is becoming known for. New and increased investments have allowed for record growth and opportunity! No wonder why so many families are choosing to move to our great state and call South Carolina their home!… more...

A Legacy of Education

Friday | January 13, 2023

It is fantastic to see the lasting impact of a dedication to education. The Edward Leon Guenveur, Sr. and Lauretta Goodall-Guenveur Endowed Memorial Scholarship is a wonderful way to honor the legacy of a family who worked to ensure that all had access to education regardless of race. Despite the difficult past, a diverse student body at the College of Charleston pursuing higher education will change the trajectory of their lives.… more...