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Sen. Tim Scott, black SC Republican, wants Confederate flag down from Statehouse

Monday | June 22, 2015

Sen. Tim Scott, black SC Republican, wants Confederate flag down from Statehouse.… Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott mourns, denounces fatal shootings at historic Charleston, S.C.

Thursday | June 18, 2015

Sen. Tim Scott mourned and denounced Wednesday’s shooting in a historic Charleston, S.C., African-American church that left nine people dead. … Continue Reading

Tim Scott’s positive lesson

Thursday | June 18, 2015

Young people learn by example. And in the grand realm of elevating examples, it’s hard to beat Tim Scott, who gave another inspiring lesson last week at the annual Palmetto Boys State meeting in Anderson.… Continue Reading

Gowdy, Scott: Trade Promotion Authority fears are unfounded

Wednesday | June 17, 2015

International trade accounts for more than one in five jobs in South Carolina, and in the Upstate alone exports support more than 64,000 jobs. To put it simply, our state is a trading powerhouse.… Continue Reading

Scott tells of his struggles during stop at Goodwill

Tuesday | June 9, 2015

Sen. Tim Scott stopped by Greenwood's Goodwill Industries on Monday afternoon during his Upstate visit to Greenwood, Anderson and Abbeville counties to talk to local residents.… Continue Reading

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott charges up the crowd at Palmetto Boys State

Monday | June 8, 2015

The first time that U.S. Sen. Tim Scott was at Palmetto Boys State, he was a nervous high school student. It was 1982 and he was learning how to excel in class, rather than drift along and fai… Continue Reading

A.J. Lewis Greenview Elementary School student receives letter of recognition from U.S. Senator Tim Scott

Thursday | June 4, 2015

Delores Gilliard, principal at A. J. Lewis Greenview Elementary School salutes Breyonne Hankerson for receiving a letter of recognition from U.S. Senator Tim Scott for advocating for the assignment of a school crossing guard to her elementary school and succeeding. … Continue Reading

IRS investigating taxpayer data breach

Wednesday | May 27, 2015

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott echoed that sentiment saying, "While we are still in the process of determining who perpetrated this data breach at the IRS and what exact information they have stolen, what we do know is that it is absolutely unacceptable that this vulnerability exists."… Continue Reading

Summerville honors the fallen

Tuesday | May 26, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott asked those who had lost loved ones in conflict to raise their hands, and urged everyone in attendance to note those individuals and thank them after the ceremony.… Continue Reading

Sen. Scott on body cameras

Tuesday | May 26, 2015

As South Carolina lawmakers get closer to passing body-camera legislation for police officers, the issue has also come up in Congress. South Carolina's junior U.S. senator, Sen. Tim Scott (R), recently addressed a panel on Capitol Hill to urge support for the devices.… Continue Reading

Possible Funding for Police Body Cameras Moves Forward in Congress, Thanks to Sen. Tim Scott

Thursday | May 21, 2015

In the wake of Ferguson, Mo., and seemingly endless national stories about police brutality, an effort to fund and support police body cameras has a real chance of becoming law. And it's being moved by a Republican-controlled Congress with Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) leading the charge. … Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott on body cams: ‘A video is worth a thousand pictures’

Thursday | May 21, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said the federal government should not mandate the use of body cameras for law enforcement agencies across the nation, but that Congress should strongly encourage their usage.… Continue Reading

Sen. Scott remains optimistic on widespread use of police body cameras

Tuesday | May 19, 2015

“Our ability to make a difference in the lives of South Carolinians, sometimes it can be found in those cameras,” Scott said.… Continue Reading

Republican Senator To Deliver Impassioned Remarks On Body Cameras For Officers

Tuesday | May 19, 2015

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott will make a plea Tuesday for investment in police body cameras in a committee hearing on Capitol Hill.… Continue Reading

Anthony Foxx, Tim Scott discuss church’s role in politics

Saturday | May 16, 2015

“Never let anyone tell you you’re not the most powerful person (here),” [Scott] said. If legislators aren’t listening to your concerns, he said, “you need to remind us” at the ballot box. … Continue Reading


Saturday | May 9, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott says South Carolina State University’s graduates should continue to have faith in themselves and their alma mater. … Continue Reading

Editorial: A clear opportunity for criminal justice reform

Wednesday | May 6, 2015

Members of the South Carolina Congressional delegation are rightfully keen to consider long overdue criminal justice reform. U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said on Sunday that he and other Republicans in the state are eying sweeping criminal justice reforms that could include the decriminalization of minor drug offenses.… Continue Reading

After Baltimore Riots, Scott Touts Body Cameras, Conservative Ideas

Wednesday | May 6, 2015

As Baltimore lifts the curfews used to quell looting and violence prompted by the nation’s latest case of a black man dying under murky circumstances after a run-in with law enforcement, Sen. Tim Scott is touting his push for body cameras for police — and a host of conservative ideas.… Continue Reading

Letter: Thanks for helping with Honor Flight

Sunday | May 3, 2015

Illustrations of this include letters of appreciation to each honored participant from U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, also Congressman Trey Gowdy. Congressman Gowdy also personally attended GSP Airport to help send everyone off on our trip to D.C. … Continue Reading

Unanimous support to rename federal courthouse for Judge J. Waties Waring

Thursday | April 30, 2015

Hollings in March contacted U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham about the name shift. Graham and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, both South Carolina Republicans, filed the Senate version of the bill.… Continue Reading

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