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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

Scott, Sanford propose making Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie a national park

Wednesday | June 28, 2017

Two South Carolina lawmakers have proposed that the site where the Civil War began be raised in status to a national park.… Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott Testimony - Criminal Justice Reform

Wednesday | June 28, 2017

This morning, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) testified in front of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s hearing on “Criminal Justice Reform and Efforts to Reduce Recidivism.” The purpose of the hearing was to examine programs and legislation aimed at rehabilitating offenders, facilitating a successful transition from prison to community, and reducing recidivism. Scott testified on the first panel with Democratic Senator Cory Booker.… Continue Reading

Senators offer bipartisan bill on retirement savings for grad students

Monday | June 19, 2017

A bipartisan group of senators on Monday offered legislation aimed at helping graduate students save for retirement. … Continue Reading

Tim Scott honors victims on anniversary of Charleston church shooting

Saturday | June 17, 2017

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott (R) memorialized the victims of the 2015 Charleston church shooting on Saturday, the two-year anniversary of the attack on a historic African-American church in Charleston, S.C., that left nine dead and three wounded.… Continue Reading

We are the American Family

Thursday | June 15, 2017

SCOTT: We are shaken by the events of Wednesday, the shooting in Alexandria. My prayers remain with my friend, Steve Scalise, and his family, as well as Zack Barth, the congressional staffer, Matt Mika, who was volunteering at the baseball field, and the two brave police officers, Crystal Greiner and David Bailey.… Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott: Keeping perspective in Washington

Tuesday | June 13, 2017

Smarter Faster with South Carolina Senator Scott… Continue Reading

Palmetto Boys State fosters leadership, patriotism, camaraderie at Anderson University

Monday | June 12, 2017

Boys State changed Seth Buckley's life. It changed the lives of Jacob Buckley, Caleb Buckley, Eli Buckley and Micah Buckley, too.… Continue Reading

White House painted orange

Monday | June 12, 2017

The White House had never been so, well, orange. Inundated by a large contingent of Clemson University football players, staff and fans, the South Lawn of the White House turned into a veritable Tiger Tailgate Show Monday afternoon as the Tigers were feted by President Donald Trump in honor of their national championship won in January.… Continue Reading

Clemson football team celebrates championship at White House

Monday | June 12, 2017

The crowd was also a who’s who of the South Carolina political scene. U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Reps. Jeff Duncan, Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson and Tom Rice were all on hand.… Continue Reading

Members of Congress express outrage after Maher slur

Saturday | June 3, 2017

Several members of Congress condemned comedian Bill Maher Saturday in the wake of his use of a racial epithet on his HBO show.… Continue Reading

Jesse Jackson wishes MLK 'had gotten to meet' LeBron James, compares him to Ali

Thursday | June 1, 2017

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott praised James' response. Scott said in a statement to USA TODAY Sports: “I thought LeBron had a very poignant response to an ugly situation. He could have responded with anger, but instead opened his heart to the cameras and delivered a message that I hope will resonate with people around our nation.… Continue Reading

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