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Federal loans for fintech lenders offered under bipartisan Scott bill

Friday | August 13, 2021

Financial technology (fintech) lenders would be able to access certain federal small business loans under bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC).

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Senate passes bill to award Congress' highest honor to first Black NHL player

Monday | August 2, 2021

by Veronica Stracqualursi

The US Senate passed legislation this week to grant Congress' highest honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, to the first Black player to compete in the National Hockey League.

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USDA announces Heirs’ Property Relending Program

Saturday | July 31, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it will begin implementation of the Heirs’ Property Relending Program, an initiative spearheaded by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., in the 2018 Farm Bill.

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Got a photo of your meal? U.S. Sen. Tim Scott wants to see it

Thursday | July 29, 2021

by Chris Trainor

Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott tweeted a social media summer challenge on Wednesday, encouraging South Carolina residents to share photos or videos of their most beloved foods. The senator from North Charleston wants people to use the hashtag #SCeats when they share those food pictures on social media.

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Scott’s bill supports senior-owned small businesses

Friday | July 16, 2021

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) has offered a bipartisan bill to establish a training curriculum related to businesses owned by older individuals within the Office of Entrepreneurial Development at the Small Business Administration (SBA).

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Lawmaker pressures CMS on status of national quality measures for HCBS

Tuesday | July 13, 2021

by Alicia Lasek

The ranking member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging is turning up the heat on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, asking the agency’s chief to describe its efforts to establish quality measures for Medicaid home- and community-based services such as those provided by some assisted living operators.

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Hilton Head Island businesses adapt to repeated flooding

Tuesday | June 22, 2021

by Tyler Manion

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott recently helped re-introduce a bill that he says will assist repeatedly flooded areas in the Palmetto State.

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Sen. Scott meets with small businesses at Charleston Tech Center

Saturday | June 19, 2021

by Steven Ardary

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Lawmakers met with small businesses on Friday in downtown Charleston to tour the newly opened Charleston Tech Center and discuss the economic impact of opportunity zones.

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Sen. Tim Scott: 'Resilient' America's Best Days 'Ahead of Us'

Monday | June 7, 2021

by Charlie McCarthy

America's ability to overcome adversity has shown the country can do "remarkable things,” according to Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.

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Tim Scott: What I would tell America in a SOTU address

Monday | June 7, 2021

by Nikolas Lanum

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., outlined three things he would tell the American people if he was giving his own State of the Union address.

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New juvenile justice center in San Bernardino aims to break cycle of recidivism

Thursday | June 3, 2021

by RYAN HAGEN

Under legislation sponsored by Sen. Tim Scott, R-South Carolina, and Sen. Corey Booker, D-New Jersey, businesses who invest in Qualified Opportunity Zones receive tax benefits — which in this case went to RevOZ Capital, which partnered with the county to build the facility.

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Sen. Tim Scott rips defund police movement: ‘Demonizing officers results in crime spike’

Friday | May 28, 2021

by Stephanie Giang-Paunon

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., told "The Faulkner Focus" on Thursday that the surge in violent crime is "devastating" and that it’s "expected" when there are growing calls to defund the police. 

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Sen. Tim Scott chides banks for 'woke capitalism' and Georgia election law efforts

Wednesday | May 26, 2021

by Chase Williams

The CEO's of the largest banks in the U.S. were left speechless in testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill Wednesday when asked by Senator Tim Scott, R-SC to articulate their position on ‘woke capitalism’. 

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Sen. Tim Scott argues that Biden's big spending plans are a 'tax on every American family,' as inflation soars

Tuesday | May 25, 2021

by Danielle Wallace

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., warned that the Biden administration’s massive government spending is driving up inflation and causing prices of everyday items like food and gas to soar, saying extended unemployment benefits have stymied the labor market, making it harder to convince Americans to get back to work. 

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Sen. Tim Scott: S.1 is not a voting rights bill, it's a partisan power grab that will harm faith in elections

Thursday | May 20, 2021

by Senator Tim Scott

As I prepared to give my response to President Biden’s first Joint Address to Congress last month, I reflected on the state of our country and the issues I most wanted to share with the American people. In order to have a productive conversation about where our country is today, and where we’re headed, we must have honest conversations rooted in common sense.

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Tim Scott won’t wear your left-wing label

Thursday | May 20, 2021

by Salena Zito

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina — All that is left of the lot where Sen. Tim Scott’s house stood on Meeting Street Road is a desolate field filled with dirt, gravel, and mounds of weed-choked grass. The poverty and crime rates in this neighborhood are consistently higher than the national averages. Some people, says Scott, call it a “nobody zone.”

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World’s 50 Greatest Leaders

Wednesday | May 12, 2021

Rank 25: Tim Scott

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Biden ignoring Republican bipartisan efforts, forcing progressive policies: Sen. Tim Scott

Tuesday | May 11, 2021

by Sen. Tim Scott

There should be debate over what commonsense, common-defined infrastructure looks like. As I said in my response to President Joe Biden's joint address to Congress, Republicans support everything you think of when you think of “infrastructure.” Roads, bridges, ports, airports, waterways, high-speed broadband – we’re all in. 

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Updating the aging infrastructure in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Thursday | May 6, 2021

by Sen. Tim Scott and Rep. Alma Adams

A good investment has many characteristics: low risk, high returns, appreciation over time, and positive externalities. We believe that our bill, the IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act, represents that kind of opportunity for both our Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the American people. The IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act will be one of the most transformative pieces of legislation for Historically Black Colleges and Universities in history.

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Tim Scott says "significant numbers" of Republicans willing to support police reform

Sunday | May 2, 2021

by ZOE POINDEXTER

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott said Sunday that he has heard from many of his Republican colleagues who are willing to support his efforts to craft a compromise on police reform. The Republican senator, who says he has experienced being racially profiled by police, is working with a bipartisan group of lawmakers to negotiate reform legislation.

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