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Employer Groups Express Disappointment With NLRB Final Rule on Union Elections

Friday | December 19, 2014

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), who also sits on the HELP committee, agreed. “Today’s rule issued by the NLRB is perhaps the most pro-union action taken by the current administration, which is quite a feat in itself,” Scott said in a statement.… Continue Reading


Tom Cotton, Tim Scott to join Senate Banking Committee

Tuesday | December 16, 2014

South Carolina's Tim Scott, fresh off a special election victory, also will join the Banking Committee, according to a list sent out by the office of incoming Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. Republicans will have 12 members on the committee, two more than this year.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott: Why Marriage Matters for Fighting Poverty

Tuesday | December 16, 2014

In a speech at the 2014 Heritage Antipoverty Forum, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., described his vision to lift more Americans out of poverty. Scott’s speech emphasized an often-overlooked factor contributing to opportunity: marriage. He spoke of the significance of marriage and the challenges for single-parent households from his personal experience living with a single mom after his parents’ divorce.… Continue Reading


Coast Guard rescues four people from boat fire in Murrells Inlet

Tuesday | December 16, 2014

The Coast Guard responded to the report by launching a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter and crew from the air facility in Charleston. They sent a boat crew on a 45-foot response boat and Medium from Coast Guard Station Georgetown also helped. The fate of that helicopter was up in the air for quite some time. Earlier this year, it was decided to close down the Charleston air facility. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott fought to keep the base open.… Continue Reading


Senator Scott previews Senate agenda in new Congress

Saturday | December 13, 2014

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) gave a preview Saturday of what the new GOP-controlled Senate will look like come January.… Continue Reading


SC Senator Tim Scott delivers GOP Radio address

Saturday | December 13, 2014

In remarks prepared for delivery in his Saturday address, South Carolina’s junior Senator, Tim Scott, said the mid-term election was a repudiation of the President’s policies and that Republicans will now “present solutions for American families, and I truly hope the President will join us.”… Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott visits county as part of statewide tour

Thursday | December 4, 2014

US Senator for South Carolina, Tim Scott, stopped by the Clock restaurant in Laurens on Sunday night to meet and mingle with some of his constituents. Scott says that he has been touring all over the state since winning his senate seat in the November special election.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott self-imposes a term limit on his time in Washington

Thursday | December 4, 2014

Sen. Tim Scott made history this week, and he's put an end date on his time in Washington.… Continue Reading


Editorial: State politics should see attitude shift with Scott

Thursday | December 4, 2014

This isn’t a major shift just based on Scott’s race. It isn’t a major shift based on his politics by any means. It’s a major shift based on the early indications that Scott has an aversion to do-noting politics.… Continue Reading


The People's Choice: Sen. Tim Scott's Historic Swearing-In

Wednesday | December 3, 2014

History-making isn't a term that the young Tim Scott would have ever dared dream might one day be applied to him. Dreams were not for people like Scott, who was being raised in a single-parent household where money was tight and, he's not too proud to admit, he was failing in high school.… Continue Reading


South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott makes history

Wednesday | December 3, 2014

Scott makes history as he is sworn in to U.S. Senate

Wednesday | December 3, 2014

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said his swearing-in ceremony, which made him the first black senator from the South since Reconstruction, is a sign of progress for the state of South Carolina and the nation.… Continue Reading


Scott visits Timken Tyger River plant

Tuesday | December 2, 2014

UNION — Timken employees had an opportunity to converse with U.S. Sen. Tim Scott as he toured the plant on Monday.… Continue Reading


SC senators: Administration needs to move quickly on Hagel resignation

Tuesday | November 25, 2014

Sen Scott’s CHOICE Act would open doors for students

Thursday | November 20, 2014

We enjoy liberties in almost every aspect of life, but unfortunately, one area lags behind: choice in education. Thankfully, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is working to expand school-choice options for families with S.1909, the CHOICE Act (Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education).… Continue Reading


MOX gets 10-year extension for construction

Monday | November 17, 2014

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or NRC, announced Friday that it is extending the construction completion deadline for Savannah River Site’s MOX facility an additional 10 years.… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott speaks out against Obama’s Internet regulation plan

Monday | November 17, 2014

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott has issued a statement opposing President Barack Obama’s plan to protect net neutrality, saying the President should not “shove a square peg in a round hole” by pushing for government regulation on the Internet.… Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott questions Obama 'blank check' for ISIS fight

Wednesday | November 12, 2014

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) is questioning how the Obama administration would use $5.6 billion the White House is asking Congress to approve for the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). On Fox News’s “On the Record,” Scott described the request as a “blank check with no strategy.” … Continue Reading


U.S. Sen. Tim Scott announces more veterans job-training workshops

Wednesday | November 12, 2014

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott announced additional workshops this and next week as part of his statewide veterans job-training initiative. The workshops aim to help veterans transfer their military skills and certifications to the civilian workforce.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott: Key To Future is Freedom, Not Government

Thursday | November 6, 2014

When Scott expressed his concern for kids growing up in poverty, Roberts equated such concern with supporting a laundry list of liberal agenda items, implictly faulting Scott for his opposition to them. Scott responded by taking Roberts to school in an entirely undefensive manner. … Continue Reading

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