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Republicans implore Mnuchin to end systemically important financial institutions

Friday | March 31, 2017

Republicans on the Senate Banking Committee are urging Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to pursue an end to the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) ability to designate systemically important financial institutions and stop future bank bailouts.… Continue Reading

Key Senators Support Trump in Fight Against Too Big To Fail

Thursday | March 30, 2017

The Trump Department of Justice recently decided to oppose the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in court, thus joining a legal effort to have the structure of the Obama-era agency declared unconstitutional.… Continue Reading

On Diversity of Top Staff, Senate Republicans Outpace Democrats

Wednesday | March 29, 2017

Senate Democrats apparently could take some tips from Senate Republicans in hiring more racially diverse senior staff. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., noting that Republicans have an edge on Democrat colleagues in this department, said he wants to encourage his colleagues to find and bring on board qualified minority applicants.… Continue Reading

New bill does hard job of injecting capital into needy communities

Tuesday | March 28, 2017

In the midst of the most geographically divided economic recovery on record, it’s no surprise that communities desperate for economic growth often turn to expensive corporate tax incentives designed to produce a quick fix by luring or retaining local jobs and investment. Such incentives totaled a whopping $45 billion in 2015 alone.… Continue Reading

SCOTT: Gorsuch well-qualified, right man for Supreme Court

Monday | March 27, 2017

Last month, I had the pleasure of meeting Judge Gorsuch in my office. He was genuine, knowledgeable, and made it clear that he would exercise judiciary independence when interpreting the law. After our conversation, I walked away convinced that he has the right temperament to fill the ninth seat of the highest court in our nation.… Continue Reading

Healing race relations over dinner

Sunday | March 26, 2017

Can the racial divide be bridged with a meal? That's the very simple idea behind an initiative started by Sens. Tim Scott of South Carolina and James Lankford of Oklahoma: "Solution Sundays."… Continue Reading

Scott announces 45 SC students’ nominations to Military Service Academies

Thursday | March 23, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott announced last week the nominations of 45 South Carolina students to the United States Military Service Academies for the class of 2021, including the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York.… Continue Reading

Rep. Gowdy to hold telephone town hall with Tim Scott on Wednesday

Wednesday | March 22, 2017

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R, SC) will host a town hall meeting via telephone along with Sen. Tim Scott (R, SC) Wednesday evening.… Continue Reading

Rep. Rice, Sen. Scott introduce legislation to modify Nuclear Production Tax Credit

Tuesday | March 21, 2017

Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC) and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) recently introduced legislation that would modify the U.S. tax code to enable nonprofit partners in nuclear power facilities to effectively utilize the nuclear production tax credit (PTC).… Continue Reading

Sen. Scott introduces nuclear production tax credit bill

Monday | March 20, 2017

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) recently introduced legislation aimed at enabling more efficient use of the nuclear production tax credit (PTC) by altering a portion of the U.S. tax code.… Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott nominates two Grand Strand students to U.S. military service academies

Monday | March 20, 2017

Senator Tim Scott has nominated 45 South Carolina students to the United States Military Service Academies for the class of 2021, including two students from the Grand Strand.… Continue Reading

Trey Gowdy to hold telephone town hall with Tim Scott

Monday | March 20, 2017

South Carolina Congressman Rep. Trey Gowdy plans to hold a telephone town hall on Wednesday with guest Sen. Tim Scott.… Continue Reading

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Facilitate Local Investments

Friday | March 17, 2017

Starting a business is risky and expensive. Many businesses struggle to get off the ground because of funding. Republican Senator Tim Scott and Democratic Congressman Ron Kind say they've got the fix to help kickstart the economy in rural and underserved areas.… Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott On The Black Community’s Perception of President Trump

Thursday | March 16, 2017

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Brian for a wide-ranging interview on Kilmeade & Friends. The two discussed healthcare, interest rates, wiretapping, school choice and the black community’s perception of President Donald Trump.… Continue Reading

South Carolina lawmakers to find good and bad in Donald Trump's 'skinny budget'

Thursday | March 16, 2017

President Donald Trump's 2018 budget contains a major boost in defense spending that will be considered a win for South Carolina, which is heavy in military installations.… Continue Reading

Tim Scott calls out GOP colleague for race-charged tweet

Monday | March 13, 2017

South Carolina’s Tim Scott, the only African-American Republican in the Senate, carefully condemned a tweet from one of his GOP colleagues that has been interpreted as thinly veiled white nationalism. … Continue Reading

LETTER: Sen. Scott's Medicare support is helping me be healthy

Wednesday | March 8, 2017

Like most people, as I started to age the more I worried about my health. When I turned 65 I immediately chose a Medicare Advantage plan. I am extremely grateful for the decision to choose a plan that benefits my health for the long run, not just for right now, and I thank our leaders in congress, especially Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., for supporting this plan.… Continue Reading

SCSU receives key backing at all levels

Tuesday | March 7, 2017

South Carolina U.S. Sen. Tim Scott received a Trailblazer Award. The Republican lawmaker was most recently instrumental in bringing Clark, Claflin University President Henry Tisdale and presidents of other historically black colleges and universities to Washington meetings with President Donald Trump and congressional leaders about boosting support for HBCUs.… Continue Reading

Scott announcing congressional internship applications

Friday | March 3, 2017

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) has announced he is accepting congressional internship applications for available positions in his North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for summer 2017.… Continue Reading

GOP’s Tim Scott uses distinctive role in Senate as fodder for zingers

Thursday | March 2, 2017

Sen. Tim Scott delivered a humorous and often biting speech at a press charity dinner on Wednesday night that centered on his experience as the only black Republican in the Senate. … Continue Reading

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