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Senator Tim Scott visits DuBose

Thursday | October 9, 2014

Scott arrived in the early afternoon and did a school video interview with Thomas, during which the duo talked football, Scott’s recent trip to Texas, and what Scott likes to do in his free time. Thomas asked Scott how he keeps up with all the people he is involved with on projects like the sickle cell caucus.… Continue Reading

Scott listens to business issues during Florence visit

Thursday | October 9, 2014

U.S. Senator Tim Scott, R-S.C, listened Wednesday to concerns from black business owners in Florence at a meeting hosted by the Pee Dee Black Chamber of Commerce. A little more than 20 people gathered at the Charles W. Gould Business Incubator at the Florence-Darlington Technical College campus to talk to the senator about the current business environment in the state, federal issues as well as state issues.… Continue Reading

SC Senator Tim Scott makes Kingstree part of countywide visit

Tuesday | October 7, 2014

On October 3, US Senator Tim Scott stopped by the Grand Central Station restaurant in Kingstree for an informal chat with members of the community. The South Carolina Republican has been visiting counties across the state, meeting with the people he serves, sharing his views and answering questions.… Continue Reading

Service Academies: Seeking the Best and the Brightest

Tuesday | October 7, 2014

Scott's office has been conducting a number of service academy information sessions across the state recently including one Thursday morning at Union County High School. Danielle Gibbs, Regional Director for Scott's Greenville office, addressed a group of sophomore, junior, and senior students at UCHS Thursday morning about the opportunity to be appointed to one of the nation's military service academics and the impact it could have on their lives. … Continue Reading

US Sen. Tim Scott speaks at education summit in Spartanburg

Wednesday | October 1, 2014

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott told educators about how he's seen a well-rounded education, combining STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and the arts benefit students. Scott gave his remarks as the S.C. Summit on STEM and the Arts In and Out of School wound down at the Chapman Cultural Center Tuesday.… Continue Reading

SC Senator Tim Scott visits Lowcountry

Wednesday | October 1, 2014

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott visited the Lowcountry on Tuesday, visiting the food bank in Yemassee. While he was there, Scott spoke with constituents in the area about problems they saw in the community. He also spoke with a local farmer who grows food for the food bank, and Scott also took a short tour of the facility and got a very quick rundown of their operations.… Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott holding chats on service academies

Wednesday | October 1, 2014

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott told educators about how he's seen a well-rounded education, combining STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and the arts benefit students.… Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott stops by Cougar New Tech

Wednesday | October 1, 2014

Taylors school earns National Blue Ribbon designation

Wednesday | October 1, 2014

Senator Tim Scott issued a congratulatory statement to the students, teachers and staff at the Prince of Peace for being named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School. "Education is the foundation for success, and has the power to truly change lives," Scott said.… Continue Reading

Session on applying to service academies scheduled Monday

Monday | September 29, 2014

The office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will hold a series of informational sessions and office hours throughout South Carolina for high school students interested in attending one of the five service academies — U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or U.S. Coast Guard Academy.… Continue Reading

Upward Sports welcomes crowds to $20M complex

Monday | September 29, 2014

Scott, who played football in high school and went on to play at Presbyterian College, talked about the role faith played in his life. He led a prayer to bless the facility, asking everyone in the crowd to put their hands on someone else's shoulder.… Continue Reading

Republican senators demand answers from Kerry on Iran

Monday | September 22, 2014

A group of 31 senators warned Secretary of State John Kerry against making any nuclear concessions to Iran that would pose a threat to the U.S. In a letter spearheaded by Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), the senators expressed grave concern over "troubling" reports that the administration is considering a deal that would allow Iranian nuclear centrifuges to be "disconnected" instead of "dismantled.… Continue Reading

Hurricane Hugo struck South Carolina coastline 25 years ago Sunday

Monday | September 22, 2014

In remembering Hugo, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said South Carolinians pulled together to rebuild following the monster storm. "My overwhelming memory of Hugo and the days after, however, is not of tragedy but of kindness," Scott said in prepared comments.… Continue Reading

Senators: Higher energy costs could force almost 1 million into poverty

Thursday | September 18, 2014

A 10-percent increase in home energy costs could push 840,000 people into poverty, according to a new white paper by two GOP senators. Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Tim Scott (S.C.) argue that lawmakers should consider the impact of policy changes and federal regulations on the energy expenses incurred by households.… Continue Reading

Senators: Spike in energy costs could push 840,000 Americans into poverty

Thursday | September 18, 2014

A 10-percent increase in home energy costs would push 840,000 more Americans below the poverty line, according to a new report from two Republican senators. Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Tim Scott of South Carolina released their report on energy insecurity to highlight some of the repercussions from regulations that they say could raise energy costs, although the study does not advocate a specific policy.… Continue Reading

Senators tackle energy cost impacts

Monday | September 15, 2014

Two Republican senators will release a white paper next week arguing that regulations and legislation that increase energy costs hurt poor families. Sens. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Tim Scott (S.C.), both members of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, will release their paper Plenty at Stake: Indicators of American Energy Insecurity on Sept. 18 at an event hosted by the conservative Manhattan Institute.… Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott Statement on President's ISIL Speech

Wednesday | September 10, 2014

Our world remains a dangerous place and requires America to show decisive leadership, principled strength and continuous resolve when confronted with threats like ISIS.… Continue Reading

Dorn VA offers credit monitoring after reporting personal information missing

Monday | September 8, 2014

"Today's announcement by Dorn is another example of why so many have lost faith in our nation's VA system," Sen. Tim Scott said in a release. "The 400,000 veterans in South Carolina deserve better from the VA. Safeguarding veteran's medical records is among one of the most basic responsibilities of VA and its medical centers. Our veterans shouldn't have to worry that that's not happening."… Continue Reading

TR man, nominated by Sen. Scott, honored with national adoption award

Thursday | September 4, 2014

Cruver was nominated by Sen. Tim Scott. Cruver "has dedicated his life, both personally and professionally, to helping some of our most vulnerable children — orphans — find homes," Scott said in a statement. "So many of these kids have unlimited promise, and the efforts of people like Dan are key in helping them unlock their potential."… Continue Reading

Tim Scott gets wet for ALS

Wednesday | August 20, 2014

U.S. Rep. Tim Scott and S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell have joined the ranks of the many politicians who have taken the "Ice Bucket Challenge" to help raise money and awareness for ALS, according to a story posted on The State's website.… Continue Reading

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