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Sen. Tim Scott: 'More impactful' had Trump denounced white supremacists days earlier

Monday | August 14, 2017

In a statement, the South Carolina Republican called Trump's newer remarks "clear and specific," but added "they would have been more impactful on Saturday.… Continue Reading


Republicans to Weigh Surplus of Tax Policy Options

Friday | August 11, 2017

Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, another Republican on the Finance Committee, has also introduced several bills that could be wrapped into a broader overhaul of the tax code. One measure would provide a federal tax credit to companies that utilize apprenticeship programs. Another aims to bolster private investment in economically disparate regions by creating targeted funding pools.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott on "hybrid" immigration policy that meets economic, family needs

Thursday | August 3, 2017

A GOP bill to overhaul legal immigration to the U.S. will likely face an uphill battle in Congress. South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott, a member of the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss the realities of immigration reform and the challenges of the GOP health care bill.… Continue Reading


Scott taking applications for service academy nominations

Thursday | August 3, 2017

The office of U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-SC, is accepting applications for service academy nominations through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott reacts to Trump's pick for FBI director

Tuesday | August 1, 2017

Sen. Tim Scott issued a statement on Tuesday after Pres. Trump tapped Christopher Wray for FBI director.… Continue Reading


Scott co-sponsors measure to overturn CFPB anti-arbitration rule

Sunday | July 30, 2017

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), a co-sponsor of the U.S. Senate measure to scrap the rule, said the CFPB has time and time again overreached and hurt consumers.… Continue Reading


South Carolina Senator Tim Scott speaks out about Friday's healthcare vote

Saturday | July 29, 2017

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott took to Facebook Saturday morning to speak on the 51-49 Senate vote not to overhaul Obamacare.… Continue Reading


U.S. House passes measure to overturn CFPB 'anti-arbitration' rule; Scott co-sponsor of Senate version

Wednesday | July 26, 2017

Every Republican member of the South Carolina Congressional delegation yesterday voted to pass a measure to overturn the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) rule to prohibit class-action waivers in virtually all financial consumer-service agreements.… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott reacts to Senate's vote to move forward on health care debate

Tuesday | July 25, 2017

Sen. Tim Scott issued the following statement after the vote: I committed to the voters of South Carolina seven years ago, three years ago and again last year that I would work to repeal and replace Obamacare with a health care system that focuses on patients and doctors, not bureaucrats in Washington. Today we took a step towards that goal, and I look forward throughout the week to discussing with my colleagues the importance of repealing and replacing Obamacare.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott: Our plan replaces failing Obamacare

Tuesday | July 25, 2017

Senator Scott wrote an op-ed on health care and repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Receives John Lewis-Amo Houghton Leadership Award for Faith & Leadership

Tuesday | July 25, 2017

This morning, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) received the 2017 John Lewis-Amo Houghton Leadership Award from the Faith and Politics Institute (FPI) in recognition of his exhibited qualities of conscience, courage, and compassion as a leader and public servant. Representative John Lewis (D-GA), one of the award’s namesakes, presented the award to Senator Scott.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott’s ‘Walter Scott Act’ would monitor police shootings nationwide

Monday | July 24, 2017

A bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott would honor a South Carolina man killed by a police officer by creating a national database of officer-involved shootings.… Continue Reading


UCI 2017 BMX World Championships kicks off with food, fun in Rock Hill

Saturday | July 22, 2017

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., thanked Echols for his “visionary leadership” and called the championships the “greatest international sporting event in our state’s history.”… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott reintroducing data collection bill named after Walter Scott

Friday | July 21, 2017

Sen. Tim Scott is reintroducing a bill named after the man shot and killed by a North Charleston police officer back in 2015. … Continue Reading


Why 3,000 pounds of South Carolina peaches went to Washington this week

Friday | July 21, 2017

The son of Titan Farms President and CEO Chalmers Carr unloads boxes of peaches bound for U.S. Sens. Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. Titan Farms on Wednesday delivered 3,000 pounds of South Carolina peaches to the South Carolina delegation.… Continue Reading


S.C.'s Graham and Scott offer ideas as Senate Republicans scramble to produce new health care bill

Tuesday | July 11, 2017

Senate Republicans have a new deadline for voting to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.… Continue Reading


Congress will try to shore up indebted flood insurance program

Monday | July 10, 2017

Congress this summer plans to take on the nation's flood insurance program with the goal of lowering costs and risks for both homeowners and taxpayers.… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott Backs Effort to Stop Obama-Era ‘Fiduciary Rule’

Sunday | July 2, 2017

The same week the Fiduciary Rule is set to go into effect, Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) joined several of his colleagues in reintroducing legislation designed to fight implementation of a misguided, big-government Obama-era rule that will harm retirement planning access for hardworking Americans.… Continue Reading


How Senators Spend Their Fourth of July

Thursday | June 29, 2017

HOH reached out to several senators to see how they celebrate Independence Day. After the anticipated vote on the Senate Republicans’ health care bill was postponed, senators may be eager to have a celebratory weekend. From the minority leader to a few Republicans, patriotism reigns on the Fourth.… Continue Reading


Senators push to strengthen protection for repeatedly flooded communities

Wednesday | June 28, 2017

If approved, a new bill in Congress could lead to some changes for flood-prone properties here in the Lowcountry. South Carolina’s Tim Scott is a co-sponsor of the “Repeatedly flooded communities preparation act.” The senator says the bill would ease the strain on the national flood insurance program and help communities prepare for disasters before they strike. … Continue Reading

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