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South Carolina's first National Apprenticeship Week now underway

Thursday | November 5, 2015

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott recently announced that the first National Apprenticeship Week is underway and scheduled to run through Nov. 7. … Continue Reading

Sen. Scott: Obama's latest 'Gitmo announcement 'is overcooking my grits'

Thursday | November 5, 2015

“I just returned from Guantanamo Bay about two weeks ago, and we have created the world’s best location for these enemy combatants – an isolated location surround by water, mountains, and deserts,” Scott said in his remarks. - See more at:… Continue Reading

Tim Scott opposes plan to close Guantanamo Bay prison

Thursday | November 5, 2015

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., called the military prison in Cuba “the world’s best location for these enemy combatants” and said the Navy's Consolidated Brig military prison outside outside Charleston is not an acceptable alternative.… Continue Reading

OP-ED: Keep Guantanamo Open — the Arguments for Closing It Don’t Add Up

Wednesday | November 4, 2015

Senator Scott wrote an op-ed about his recent trip to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.… Continue Reading

Senator to introduce bill to exempt IRS employees from union

Tuesday | November 3, 2015

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott (R) says he will introduce a bill that would exempt Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employees from collective bargaining and labor organizing… Continue Reading

OP-ED: Stopping sanctuary cities

Monday | November 2, 2015

Senator Scott wrote an op-ed about the need to fix our country's immigration laws and stop sanctuary city policies. … Continue Reading

OP-ED: Guantanamo, not Hanahan brig, for captured terrorists

Saturday | October 31, 2015

Senator Scott wrote an op-ed in the Post & Courier on keeping terrorists in Guantanamo Bay, not South Carolina. … Continue Reading

Sen. Scott calls trip to Gitmo "fascinating experience"

Tuesday | October 27, 2015

Senator Tim Scott (R - South Carolina) reiterated his stance on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba prisoners at a news conference in Washington D.C. Tuesday.… Continue Reading

GOP Senators Concerned by ‘Gimmicks’ in Budget Deal

Tuesday | October 27, 2015

One of the chamber’s most conservative members, GOP Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina signaled he is opposed to the plan, saying parts of it appear “salacious” to him.… Continue Reading

Lawmakers grill Koskinen over IRS targeting scandal, after DOJ ends probe

Tuesday | October 27, 2015

“We’re here today because there was a culture of discrimination in the agency that has the power of intimidation that no other agency in the federal government has, and it used that power of intimidation against conservative organizations and then there was a cover-up of that intimidation,” Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said.… Continue Reading

GOP senator: Guantanamo a 'top-rate' facility

Tuesday | October 27, 2015

Scott, who was vocal when the Pentagon did a similar inspection at the Naval Consolidated Brig in his home state, said the Colorado sites under consideration also put Americans at risk.… Continue Reading


Monday | October 26, 2015

An interview with SC Senator, Tim Scott.… Continue Reading

Editorial: Push for justice reforms

Sunday | October 25, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has pointed to the dual effort to not only address the incarcerated population, but also emphasize the role of public safety as part of criminal justice reform.… Continue Reading

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott: Guantanamo is where terror suspects should stay

Saturday | October 24, 2015

Following his one-day tour of the terrorist holding camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said he’s more convinced than ever that the site should remain open.… Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott visiting Gitmo terrorist prison site in coming days

Thursday | October 22, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott will tour the terrorist prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in the coming days for an in-person look at the lockup the Obama administration wants to close and send up to 50 of the inmates to the U.S. mainland, possibly including the Navy brig in Charleston… Continue Reading

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott gets first Senate bill passed

Monday | October 19, 2015

South Carolina’s junior U.S. Sen. Tim Scott saw his first piece of legislation become law this month, a bipartisan effort that tweaked existing Obamacare regulations and helps small business owners who faced employee insurance premium increases next year.… Continue Reading

ACA change spares midsize businesses from rate increases

Wednesday | October 14, 2015

The PACE Act received strong bipartisan support in Congress, with U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joining on as one of the main Senate sponsors of the bill.… Continue Reading

Sen. Scott surveys damage

Friday | October 9, 2015

Sumter received a visit from U.S. Sen. Tim Scott on Thursday afternoon as he observed several areas around town that have experienced flood damage.… Continue Reading

Senators Graham and Scott helping flood recovery from Washington

Tuesday | October 6, 2015

Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Tim Scott (R-SC) say they are working hard on Capitol Hill to get their state the assistance it needsfrom the Federal government.… Continue Reading

Editorial: Criminal justice reform is a meaningful concern

Sunday | October 4, 2015

In an interview with the Aiken Standard on Friday, Scott pointed to the dual effort to not only address the incarcerated population, but also emphasize the role of public safety.… Continue Reading

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