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TIM SCOTT: FAA reauthorization puts Americans first

Tuesday | May 3, 2016

COLUMN: That’s why I recently voted for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act (S. 2658), which passed the Senate by a vote of 95-3. It is not lost on me that folks who purchase plane tickets are purchasing a service, and therefore deserve to be treated as such.… Continue Reading

Tim Scott: Bipartisan bill would help struggling communities

Saturday | April 30, 2016

Sen. Tim Scott talks about a bipartisan bill in the U.S. Senate that would help struggling communities.… Continue Reading

Scott unveils Investing in Opportunity Act

Friday | April 29, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) recently unveiled his Investing in Opportunity Act, which is aimed at economic growth and job creation for economically distressed areas all over the nation.… Continue Reading

Senator Scott Welcomes Gov. Haley's Testimony on Guantanamo

Thursday | April 28, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency regarding the dangers of moving the Guantanamo Bay detention facilities to South Carolina.… Continue Reading

Legislation aims to boost investment in economically distressed areas

Wednesday | April 27, 2016

“Our goal is to make sure we see the private sector engage with their resources in a way they have not in the past,” said Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.… Continue Reading

Department of labor overtime rule is a roadblock to a bright career path

Tuesday | April 26, 2016

Senator Tim Scott recently introduced the Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act (PWAOA), which nullifies the Department of Labor’s proposed rule and requires the DOL to go back to the drawing board in regards to analyzing the impact to small business. … Continue Reading

Empowering opportunity through financial literacy

Tuesday | April 26, 2016

COLUMN: April is National Financial Literacy Month, and I believe that one of the best things we can do for our youth is empower them to become financially literate.… Continue Reading

Tim Scott: IRS has 'gotten worse'

Monday | April 25, 2016

For a member of the United States Senate, Tim Scott comes from an unusual background. Instead of the affluence or familial political legacy that characterizes members of the chamber, he recalls growing up in poverty. And he says that experience, coupled with his Christian faith, define who he is today.… Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott Shows Support at National 4-H Congressional Breakfast

Monday | April 25, 2016

Last Wednesday, Senator Tim Scott showed his support of 4-H at the third annual 4-H Congressional Breakfast on Capitol Hill. The event provided an opportunity for 4-H to share stories of 4-H youth impact with members of Congress and to thank them for their continued support of 4-H programming and learning.… Continue Reading

Honor Flight ‘uplifting’ for local Korean War veterans

Wednesday | April 20, 2016

The veterans were greeted in Washington by U.S. Senator Tim Scott, and thanked by several strangers — including an eighth-grade group from Tulsa and a Northwestern University student.… Continue Reading

Sen. Scott: Faith and poverty shaped how I view role in Senate

Monday | April 18, 2016

Faith has played a significant role in defining how South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott views his role in Congress, he told the Washington Examiner, and teaches the need both for "individual responsibility and the need for a compassionate approach.… Continue Reading

Scott nominates three local students to service academies

Friday | April 15, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announced the nominations of 50 South Carolina students to the United States Military Service Academies for the class of 2020, including the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. In advance of this round of nominations, staff from Scott’s state offices hosted 12 information sessions across the state.… Continue Reading

Griffiin DesMarteau nominated to U.S. Merchant Marine Academ

Thursday | April 14, 2016

Griffin DesMarteau, a student at Waccamaw High School, has been nominated by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott to attend the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. DesMarteau attends Waccamaw High School.… Continue Reading

South Carolina senators criticize Obama’s plan to scrap MOX facility

Friday | April 8, 2016

Sens. Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham on Friday wrote to the U.S. Department of Energy noting “insurmountable” problems with the Obama Administration’s plan to scrap the MOX program.… Continue Reading

S.C. Sens. Graham, Scott call on Supreme Court to block Obama immigration orders

Monday | April 4, 2016

Scott, Graham and their colleagues contend that Obama went beyond his authority to extend legal status to, and defer deportation of certain undocumented immigrants and their families. … Continue Reading

Commentary: Bill would protect workers, jobs

Friday | April 1, 2016

Senator Scott wrote an op-ed in the Greenville News on protecting working families. … Continue Reading

Greer area students nominated to military academies

Tuesday | March 29, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott announced the nominations of 50 South Carolina students, including five from Greer-area schools, to the U.S. Military Service Academies for the class of 2020. … Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott nominates 50 SC students to military academies

Tuesday | March 29, 2016

Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott has nominated 50 young South Carolinians to the military academies class of 2020. Sen. Scott says he was impressed with the list of applicants from the Palmetto state.… Continue Reading

Branchville teen among students nominated to military academies

Tuesday | March 29, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has announced the nominations of 50 South Carolina students to the United States Military Service Academies for the class of 2020, including Sean Bernstel of Branchville High School.… Continue Reading

Pentagon official: Release of Guantanamo detainees has led to American deaths

Wednesday | March 23, 2016

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) said in statement Wednesday that Lewis’s comments “are a clear admission” by the Obama administration that attempts to close the detention center entirely are detrimental to natural security.… Continue Reading

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