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Getting to the core of Common Core

Friday | September 20, 2013

“A one-size-fits-all approach from Washington is not the right solution for helping kids who face challenges like I did,” said Scott, discussing his experience in public education. “We need to move past the notion that the federal government knows best when it comes to the unique needs of our students and communities.”… Continue Reading


Interested in service academies? Attend workshop in Aiken

Thursday | September 19, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., will host a workshop in Aiken on Saturday for those interested in applying for service academies throughout the United States.… Continue Reading


GOP leaders join feud over Louisiana school choice

Wednesday | September 18, 2013

Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is scheduled to hold a Wednesday press conference in Washington on the issue. South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott will join him.… Continue Reading


Military service academy info session scheduled for Rock Hill

Wednesday | September 18, 2013

An informational session on the U.S. military’s academies will take place in Rock Hill on Saturday. U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s office is hosting the event.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott’s Office to Host Service Academy Workshops

Tuesday | September 10, 2013

Attention parents: U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s office will host workshops throughout South Carolina in September for students interested in attending a military service academy.… Continue Reading


Senator Scott builds base in SC in first 8 months

Sunday | September 1, 2013

Eight months into office, Scott has quickly and quietly firmed up a position as one of the most powerful Republicans in a state dominated by the GOP.… Continue Reading


OP-ED: March on Washington created legacy of opportunity

Wednesday | August 28, 2013

A little more than two years before I was born, more than 200,000 people traveled to Washington to make their voices heard. An appeal for a better future was made, culminating in Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.… Continue Reading


Scott Stops in Lakelands

Tuesday | August 27, 2013

Earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott set out to visit each of the 46 counties in South Carolina. On Monday, the senator finished that tour, right here in the Lakelands. Scott gave the keynote address at the Greenwood Chamber's Hill Talk luncheon at Piedmont Technical College. He also made meet-and-greet appearances in Abbeville and McCormick.… Continue Reading


Scott talks education, job creation

Tuesday | August 27, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) addressed a group of business and community leaders Monday at the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce’s second installment of their 2013 legislative series.… Continue Reading


Scott visits Sumter

Tuesday | August 20, 2013

Sen. Tim Scott thinks one of the largest negative impacts Obamacare is having on the country is the attack it's waging on the rule of law, the federal legislator said during a visit to Sumter on Monday.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott visits Cheraw, observes technology

Thursday | August 15, 2013

An early afternoon visit by South Carolina’s United States Senator Tim Scott proved to be an informal question and answer session for several of the town’s local government leaders and members of the Schaeffler Group. Afterwards, Senator Scott was given a tour of INA’s Plant 2 and informed of the various aspects of the industry, including the apprenticeship program conducted with the help of Northeastern Technical College. At age 48, Senator Scott has a broad, warm smile and a sense of humor; telling the only person in the room sporting a University of South Carolina scarf, “I see you’re a Clemson fan!”… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott tours Georgia-Pacific in Alcolu

Wednesday | August 14, 2013

Politicians sometimes metaphorically get put through the woodchipper, but this week Tim Scott, R-S.C., got a chance to see what the real thing looks like. South Carolina's junior senator visited the Georgia-Pacific plant in Alcolu on Tuesday, part of a whirlwind tour Scott is taking across the state during the congressional August recess.… Continue Reading


US Senator Tim Scott visits the Pee Dee

Wednesday | August 14, 2013

US Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is touring parts of the Pee Dee Tuesday.His first stop was at Honda of South Carolina in Timmonsville. Senator Scott praised Honda leaders for their $27 million dollar investment at their Timmonsville plant which created 65 new jobs last year.… Continue Reading


In Weekly GOP Address Sen. Tim Scott Criticizes Obama Energy Plan

Tuesday | August 13, 2013

For the second time since becoming Senator, Tim Scott gave the weekly address for the GOP. In it, Scott criticized President Barack Obama's energy policy.… Continue Reading


Scott criticizes Obama's "failed leadership" on energy policy

Tuesday | August 13, 2013

President Obama's "failed leadership" on energy policy is driving up the cost of living for the American people and slowing the pace of job creation, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said Saturday in the weekly Republican address, pitching Republicans' plan to "jumpstart" the economy with an "all of the above" energy strategy.… Continue Reading


Scott makes Moncks Corner appearance

Tuesday | August 13, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott kicked off a two-day tour of the Lowcountry with a stop in Moncks Corner to speak before the Kiwanis Club on its Day of Prayer. Scott told a packed First Baptist Church of Moncks Corner sanctuary, “When you take the time to understand prayer wonderful things happen.” Scott’s two-day swing through the Lowcountry was scheduled to take him to stops in Georgetown, Williamsburg, Lee, Florence, Marlboro, Chesterfield and Clarendon counties. … Continue Reading


Sen. Scott: Obama administration 'not committed' to MOX

Thursday | August 1, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has re-emphasized his approval of the MOX project and questioned President Barack Obama administration's commitment to the facility. He elaborated on the issue during Tuesday's hearing on the 2013 Nuclear Waste Administration Act in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee by outlining the importance of the country keeping its agreement with Russia by disposing of 34 metric tons of weapons-grade plutonium.… Continue Reading


Obama's corporate tax plan doesn't win over GOP

Wednesday | July 31, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said there's no question that the nation's tax system should become fairer and flatter so businesses can put folks back to work. But Scott, R-S.C., said tax reform should involve lower rates for families, not just businesses.… Continue Reading


OP-ED: School Choice, Part of the Solution to Our Broken Education System

Monday | July 29, 2013

By Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Tim Scott, Mitch McConnell and Lamar Alexander One of the most important things we do as a society is educate our kids. Opportunity in education is the gateway to opportunity everywhere else -- in our economy, in our society and in our democracy.… Continue Reading


Korean conflict veterans gather to mark armistice anniversary

Sunday | July 28, 2013

The Korean conflict veterans drank sweet tea, lemonade and punch and they nibbled on cookies. They sang patriotic songs and saluted when their branch of the service was recognized. “These men and women we will never forget,” said Sen. Tim Scott, R-Charleston.… Continue Reading

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