Press Releases

Scott, Casey, Cassidy Introduce Bill to Improve Care for Dually Eligible Individuals

Thursday | May 19, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), ranking member of the Senate Aging Committee, introduced the Advancing Integration in Medicare and Medicaid (AIM) Act, along with Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.), the committee’s ranking member, and Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La.). The AIM Act would require states to develop strategies to integrate and coordinate care for “dual eligibles,” people who receive both Medicare and Medicaid.

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Senator Scott Statement on Vote for Defense Spending Amid Ukraine War

Thursday | May 19, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) released a statement on his vote to approve defense spending amid Russia's attack on Ukraine. 

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Scott, Marshall, Capito Demand FDA Explanation on Failures that Caused Baby Formula Shortages

Thursday | May 19, 2022

WASHINGTON – In a new letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf, M.D., U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-Kan.), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) demanded answers regarding the FDA’s inadequate investigation into Abbott Nutrition’s Michigan manufacturing facility and failure to mitigate the nationwide baby formula shortage. The senators also requested information regarding when the White House was made aware of the dire situation and the steps available to limit the harmful impact on families and their newborns.

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Senator Tim Scott, Colleagues Commemorate National Police Week

Thursday | May 19, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined his colleagues in unanimously adopting a bipartisan resolution marking National Police Week and reiterating support for men and women in law enforcement.

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Scott, Romney Introduce Bill to Prohibit Inflationary Student Loan Debt Cancellation

Wednesday | May 18, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Senators Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Richard Burr (R-N.C.), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.), and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) in introducing the Student Loan Accountability Act, legislation to prohibit the Biden administration from cancelling student loan debt, a move which would add up to $1.7 trillion to the national debt, further fueling inflation. 

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Scott Joins Harris Faulkner, Responds to Yellen Abortion Comments

Tuesday | May 17, 2022

WASHNGTON – In his first TV interview since his exchange with Secretary Janet Yellen, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) today joined The Faulkner Focus for a conversation on how opportunity — not abortion — is key to achieving the American Dream.

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Scott, Graham Lead Amicus Brief on Kerr v. Planned Parenthood

Tuesday | May 17, 2022

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) led an amicus brief requesting that the Supreme Court take up Robert Kerr, SC Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) v. Planned Parenthood and Julie Edwards.

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ICYMI Scott: Abortion is not the way to help single Black mothers

Tuesday | May 17, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) penned an opinion piece in The Washington Post, arguing that increased access to opportunity — not abortion — is the solution to America’s economic challenges.

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Scott, Toomey, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Ensure Crime Victims Receive Promised Funds

Friday | May 13, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Senator Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) and nine Senate colleagues on the Fairness for Crime Victims Act to ensure that crime victims receive the funding promised to them through the Crime Victims Fund (CVF).

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Scott, Hagerty, Colleagues Urge Administration to Sanction Russia’s National Credit Payment System

Thursday | May 12, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), members of the Senate Banking Committee, along with Senators Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Treasury urging the Biden administration to extend sanctions against Russia’s National Credit Payment System (NSPK). 

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Sen. Tim Scott Statement on Democrats' Radical Anti-Life Legislation

Wednesday | May 11, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) released a statement following the Democrats' failed vote to advance radical abortion legislation. 

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Scott Confronts Sec. Yellen for Troubling Comments at Banking Hearing

Tuesday | May 10, 2022

WASHINGTON – In today’s Senate Banking Committee hearing, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) confronted Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about troubling comments she made during the hearing as well as the administration’s approach to combating inflation. Sen. Scott also provided closing remarks, in which he underscored how pro-growth policies enacted under Republican leadership fostered economic opportunity and created a more inclusive economy.

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Senate Passes Scott, Bennet Resolution Celebrating National Charter School Week

Tuesday | May 10, 2022

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) led 25 of their colleagues on a bipartisan resolution celebrating National Charter School Week and commending charter schools on their contribution to education. 

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South Carolina Superintendent of the Year and District Administrator of the Year announced

Monday | May 9, 2022

Barnwell School District 29 (Williston) Superintendent, Dr. Marcella Shaw, has been named the 2023 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year, and Saluda County Schools Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Abbey Duggins, has been named the 2023 South Carolina District Level Administrator of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA).

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ICYMI: Senator Tim Scott Calls Out Biden Admin’s Failed Economic Leadership

Thursday | May 5, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Neil Cavuto’s Coast to Coast on Fox Business to discuss the Biden administration’s mishandling of the economy and failure of leadership on the world stage.

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Scott, Feinstein Lead Bipartisan Letter to Protect Charter Schools

Thursday | May 5, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) wrote a letter to President Biden’s secretary of education, Miguel Cardona, expressing their concerns about a proposed rule from the Department of Education that would jeopardize our nation’s charter schools and limit families’ education options.

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Scott, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Provide Tax Relief for Auto Dealers

Thursday | April 28, 2022

Today, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced the Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act, bipartisan legislation to provide tax relief to auto dealers experiencing inventory shortages due to global supply chain issues. 

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Scott, Rosen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Costs for Enhanced Retirement Plans for Small Business Employees

Wednesday | April 27, 2022

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) introduced the Increasing Small Business Retirement Choices Act, bipartisan legislation that would make it easier for small businesses to offer more comprehensive retirement benefits to their workers by reducing administrative expenses. Both senators are members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging; the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

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ICYMI: Scott Talks Economy, Labor Market on Making Money with Charles Payne

Wednesday | April 27, 2022

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Making Money with Charles Payne on Fox Business to discuss the Biden administration’s mishandling of the economy and how Republican policies can benefit the American people.

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REMARKS: Sen. Tim Scott Speech on the Future of the GOP at the Reagan Library

Tuesday | April 19, 2022

WASHINGTON – Tonight, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) delivered a speech on the future of the Republican Party at the Reagan Library. He discussed his personal story and the struggles that have put him on the path to conservatism and outlined his vision for education, the economy, and more.

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