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Scott, Finance Committee Republicans Demand Answers on IRS Use of Massive Funding Boost

Friday | September 23, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, joined Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Finance Committee Republicans in sending a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig, requesting detailed plans for how the agency will spend the massive $80 billion injection of funds provided through the Democrats’ latest spending bill, including whether it will fix existing problems and satisfy the critical need for improved customer service, transparency, and accountability.

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Scott Introduces Bill to Protect Parental Rights, Combat Indoctrination in Schools

Tuesday | September 20, 2022

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) introduced the Parental Rights Over the Education and Care of Their (PROTECT) Kids Act, to protect parental rights by preventing schools from concealing information about students’ gender from their parents.

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Scott, Finance Committee Republicans Demand Accountability for Continued Late Release of Medicare, Social Security Trustees Reports

Monday | September 19, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, joined Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Finance Committee Republicans in a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), requesting the agency monitor the managing trustee’s flagrant disregard for statutory deadlines. Required by law, the Medicare and Social Security Trustees reports are to be issued no later than April 1, yet the 2021 and 2022 reports were issued August 31 and June 2, respectively. 

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Scott, Cornyn, 31 Senate Republicans Call for Hunter Biden Prosecutor to be Given Special Counsel Authority

Monday | September 19, 2022

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), along with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and 30 other colleagues, today sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding that U.S. Attorney David Weiss be extended special counsel protections and authorities to conduct the investigation into Hunter Biden.

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Scott, Colleagues Introduce Permitting Reform Legislation

Wednesday | September 14, 2022

This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and 44 of their colleagues in introducing the Simplify Timelines and Assure Regulatory Transparency (START) Act. This legislation would implement comprehensive federal regulatory permitting and project review reform.

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Scott, Finance Committee Republicans Introduce Bill to Protect Middle Class, Small Businesses from Supersized IRS

Tuesday | September 13, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, joined Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and all other committee Republicans in introducing a bill to prevent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from using the Democrats’ massive, $80 billion infusion of taxpayer dollars to squeeze more revenue out of Americans earning less than $400,000 per year.

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Scott Leads Effort to Protect Charter Schools from Biden Admin’s Attacks

Friday | September 9, 2022

This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) led 21 colleagues in introducing Congressional Review Act (CRA) legislation to nullify the Biden administration’s new rules adding burdensome requirements to charter schools seeking funding.

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Scott Statement on Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Thursday | September 8, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) released the following statement on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Senator Tim Scott Statement on Biden’s $300 Billion Student Loan Plan

Wednesday | August 24, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) issued the following statement on President Biden's plan to force Americans who didn’t attend college to pay for student loan forgiveness.

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Scott, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Solidify U.S. Sanctions on Iran

Wednesday | August 10, 2022

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) introduced the Solidify Iran Sanctions Act (SISA) to make the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 permanent. With Iran continuing to pursue a nuclear weapon and carrying out malign activity in the Middle East, our sanctions regime is our best tool to restrain Iran’s ability to fund operations that endanger Israel, Arab partners, and even U.S. military personal.

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Scott Statement on Democrats’ Latest Spending Spree

Sunday | August 7, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) released the following statement after voting against the Democrats' latest big-government spending package.

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Scott Pushes to Redirect Dems’ IRS Funding to Parents for Education Purposes

Sunday | August 7, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) today offered a motion to amend the Democrats’ latest spending spree. The Democrats’ plan puts $45 billion toward enlarging the IRS and hiring thousands of new agents to shake down hardworking Americans. Sen. Scott’s motion would have redirected that money to parents, empowering them to get their children back on track after months — and in some cases, years — of learning loss caused by school closures. All 50 Senate Democrats voted against the motion.

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Scott Introduces Bill to Empower Parents to Solve the Learning Loss Crisis

Wednesday | August 3, 2022

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) introduced the Raising Expectations with Child Opportunity Vouchers for Educational Recovery (RECOVER) Act to empower parents to solve the learning loss crisis facing today’s students.

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Senator Scott Accepting Applications for Fall 2022 Internships

Wednesday | August 3, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) is now accepting applications for internships in his Washington, D.C., North Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville offices for the fall of 2022. The internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students the chance to work with public service professionals and gain practical experience in constituent services, government policy, and more.

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ICYMI: Scott Op-Ed Previews Bill to Empower Parents to Solve the Learning Loss Crisis

Wednesday | August 3, 2022

This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) penned an opinion piecein the Wall Street Journal, previewing his new bill—the Raising Expectations with Child Opportunity Vouchers for Educational Recovery (RECOVER) Act—to empower parents to solve the crisis of learning loss facing today’s students.

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Scott, Rubio, Colleagues Introduce Lifting Local Communities Act

Wednesday | August 3, 2022

This week, Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and several of his colleagues in introducing the Lifting Local Communities Act. Faith-based organizations are some of our nation’s best social service providers, but they often face unjust barriers and uncertainty when applying to administer federally funded services in their communities. This act will make it easier for faith-based organizations to apply for, and receive, government grants and other types of funding without fear of arbitrary religious limitations and vindictive litigation. 

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Scott, Sullivan, and Senate Colleagues Support Visit to Taiwan by Speaker Pelosi

Tuesday | August 2, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), and 24 of their colleagues today issued the following joint statement in support of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stopping in Taiwan during her diplomatic trip to Asia. 

Scott, Sullivan, and Senate Colleagues Support Visit to Taiwan by Speaker Pelosi

 

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Scott, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Address Violent Crime

Thursday | July 28, 2022

This week, Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and 22 Republican colleagues in introducing a comprehensive package aimed at strengthening the violent crime laws related to homicide, bank robbery, carjacking, kidnapping, and other offenses. The Combating Violent and Dangerous Crime Act resolves discrepancies brought on by conflicting court decisions and clarifies congressional intent regarding crimes of violence and respective penalties.

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Scott, Cruz, and Lummis Introduce Resolution Affirming Historic Definition of a Recession

Thursday | July 28, 2022

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) this week introduced a resolution to affirm the historic definition of an economic recession. Historically, an economic recession has been defined as two consecutive negative quarters of GDP growth.

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Scott Joins Call for IG Audit of Biden’s $10 Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Public Education Campaign

Tuesday | July 26, 2022

This week, Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and several other Republican colleagues in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General Christi Grimm requesting an audit of the Biden administration’s $10 billion COVID-19 vaccine public education campaign, which was launched in March 2021 to increase vaccine awareness and confidence. 

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