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Republican Bill Aims to Reaffirm Validity Of Employer-Backed Wellness Plan Incentives

Wednesday | March 4, 2015

A group of House and Senate Republicans March 2 introduced legislation (H.R. 1189, S. 620) aimed at reaffirming that employers legally may offer financial incentives that reduce health insurance premiums for employees who participate in employer-sponsored wellness programs.… Continue Reading


Packed house shows up to support Fort Jackson

Friday | February 27, 2015

U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Reps. Jim Clyburn and Joe Wilson, who addressed the gathering with taped remarks, all said the sequester should be modified or repealed.… Continue Reading


Economist Says U.S. Should Expand Use Of Apprenticeships, Citing Efficiency, Efficacy

Friday | February 27, 2015

Scott said the South Carolina apprenticeship program on which the LEAP Act is modeled has helped the state's manufacturing sector flourish.… Continue Reading


From IRS: 'Death by delay'

Thursday | February 26, 2015

When Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) prodded Koskinen for taking nearly a half-decade to approve a tea party application from his state, Koskinen agreed with his outrage.… Continue Reading


The Fed’s Own Stress Tests Aren’t as Stressful as Its Tests of Banks

Tuesday | February 24, 2015

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen was asked Tuesday on Capitol Hill who performs stress tests of the Fed. The question came from Sen. Tim Scott, a Republican from South Carolina.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott part of push for broader school choice

Sunday | February 15, 2015

Two Republican senators from Tennessee and South Carolina, buoyed by their party's new majority, are teaming up to expand school choice as part of a rewrite of federal education law.… Continue Reading


C’mon, have a heart and get a dog

Saturday | February 14, 2015

Tim Scott’s usually right.… Continue Reading


GOP Lawmakers, Advocates Discuss School Choice at Washington Forum

Wednesday | February 11, 2015

As Congress gets to work on rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., hosted a school choice jamboree Monday, headlined by some big names in the Republican Party and attended by charter school and voucher-program advocates, teachers, principals, parents, and students from the Washington area.… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott to speak at S.C. State

Tuesday | February 10, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the commencement address to nearly 400 students at South Carolina State University’s spring commencement ceremony, university officials announced Monday.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott hosts school choice forum

Tuesday | February 10, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott believes where a child lives should not determine the quality of his or her education.… Continue Reading


Vouchers have new champions on the Hill

Monday | February 9, 2015

GOP lawmakers including Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina and Rep. Luke Messer of Indiana are busy lobbying peers, proposing sweeping voucher bills and nudging school choice into conversations around the 2016 primaries.… Continue Reading


OP-ED: An education system for the 21st century

Monday | February 9, 2015

We need to create a modern educational system for the modern challenges future generations will face — a competitive, interconnected global economy, where students from Charleston and Baton Rouge will compete with those from Chengdu and Bombay. Creating that system involves reforms large and small — but three guiding principles.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott holds workshop for veterans in Lowcountry

Wednesday | February 4, 2015

Veterans in the Lowcountry are getting some in-depth job training from Senator Tim Scott's (R-SC) office to help them transition into the workforce.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott: Conservative policies key for nation, GOP growth

Tuesday | February 3, 2015

Republicans can find common ground with President Barack Obama, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott said Monday as he met with college students from Atlanta's historically black campuses.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott's Office Hosts Job Workshop for Veterans

Monday | February 2, 2015

US Sen. Tim Scott adding more veterans job sessions

Tuesday | January 27, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is putting on more workshops intended to help South Carolina veterans get prepared for jobs in the civilian working world.… Continue Reading


Vets encouraged to attend fair

Monday | January 26, 2015

Spartanburg Community College has partnered with Sen. Tim Scott to host a veterans education resource fair Tuesday, Jan. 27, for military personnel and area veterans.… Continue Reading


U.S. Sen. Tim Scott going to Selma for “Bloody Sunday” 50th anniversary

Sunday | January 25, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott will take part in the remembrance ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights-era Selma to Montgomery voting rights march. Scott, R-S.C., is a co-leader of the bipartisan Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage that U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., is leading with the Faith & Politics Institute. … Continue Reading


SC Republicans decry Obama’s ‘old, failed ideas’

Wednesday | January 21, 2015

Scott: ‘President needs to do better’ “I, along with my Republican colleagues in the House and Senate, stand ready to work toward common ground with the president in order to move our country forward. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott to Discuss "The School Choice Journey" During National School Choice Week"

Tuesday | January 20, 2015

The conversation will feature Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Director of AEI Education Policy Studies Frederick Hess, and researchers Thomas Stewart, PhD, and Patrick Wolf, PhD, co-authors of a recent book studying the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program.… Continue Reading

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