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Scott on Final Passage of Tax Reform: “Big Win for Middle Class Families, U.S. Economy”

Wednesday | December 20, 2017

The U.S. Senate successfully passed the historic tax reform package a yearlong process Senator Scott has been intimately involved with since the working group first launched.

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Scott, Conference Committee Members Reach Tax Reform Deal

Friday | December 15, 2017

Scott, member of the House-Senate Tax Reform Conference Committee, released the statement below, following the committee’s announcement of the final deal reached on a historic tax reform package

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How Marco Rubio forced the GOP’s hand on the child tax credit

Friday | December 15, 2017

Scott, who had helped secure an initial expansion of the child tax credit from $1,000 to $2,000 while the bill was still being debated by the Senate Finance Committee, lobbied on Rubio’s behalf inside the conference committee. An aide confirmed that Scott pushed conferees to continue negotiating throughout the day Thursday, culminating in the deal announced Friday.

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Scott: The NDAA Will Deliver for our Service Members, National Security

Tuesday | December 12, 2017

Scott released the following statement after President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY18

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Senator Scott Receives 2017 Jack Kemp Foundation Leadership Award

Thursday | December 7, 2017

Last night, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) received the 2017 Jack Kemp Leadership Award for his commitment to tax reform, fighting poverty, and strengthening the American family.

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Senator Scott Named to Final Negotiating Committee on Tax Reform

Thursday | December 7, 2017

Senator Scott was named by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as one of the Senators participating in final negotiations on Republicans' pro-middle class, pro-economic growth tax reform package

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Scott Statement on President's Announcement Regarding Jerusalem

Wednesday | December 6, 2017

Scott issued the statement below supporting President Donald Trump’s decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Scott Votes in Support of Major Bipartisan Legislation to Help Local Economic Growth

Tuesday | December 5, 2017

U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs passed major bipartisan financial legislation, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, including two amendments introduced by Senator Scott.

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Scott on Tax Reform: A Historic Win for Hardworking Americans

Saturday | December 2, 2017

The passage of the tax reform plan marks a major milestone in finally reforming a tax code that hasn’t been overhauled since 1986.

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Scott on Senate Tax Package: My IIOA Offers a Bipartisan Solution

Wednesday | November 29, 2017

Scott said during last night’s CNN debate that his bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act, which is included in the Senate’s Tax Package, will help bring long-term investment to distressed communities.  

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Scott to American Families on Tax Reform: Our Focus Is On You

Wednesday | November 29, 2017

In his closing argument, Scott spoke directly to the American people, letting them know that “our focus is on you, and that’s where it should be.”

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Scott’s Bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act Passes out of Finance Committee

Friday | November 17, 2017

In a major step toward helping distressed communities nationwide, U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s (R-SC) bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA) passed out of the FinanceCommittee as a part of the tax reform bill that will be voted on by the full Senate in the coming weeks.

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Tax Reform Passes Senate Finance Committee

Thursday | November 16, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after the Senate Finance Committee passed the Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the most comprehensive tax reform legislation moved by Congress in three decades.

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Sen. Scott’s Bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act Passes out of Finance Committee

Thursday | November 16, 2017

In a major step toward helping distressed communities nationwide, U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s (R-SC) bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA) passed out of the Finance Committee as a part of the tax reform bill that will be voted on by the full Senate in the coming weeks. The IIOA incentivizes investment in economically distressed areas by allowing trillions of dollars in PRIVATE capital to be used to encourage small businesses, support entrepreneurs, and to develop dilapidated properties in zip codes most in need of a resurgence.

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Senate Tax Reform to Include Scott's Investing in Opportunity Act

Wednesday | November 15, 2017

Scott announced that the amended Senate tax reform plan will include his bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA).

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Sen. Scott Opening Remarks As Tax Reform Markup Begins

Monday | November 13, 2017

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) gave opening remarks this afternoon as the Senate Finance Committee begins consideration of the Senate's Tax Reform plan. Scott discussed how the plan will help American working and middle-class families, and help ensure the jobs of the future are created right here in America. You can view the entirety of Senator Scott's remarks … Continue Reading


For South Carolina, Senate Tax Reform Bill Means More Jobs and Higher Incomes for Middle Class

Monday | November 13, 2017

A study released by the independent tax policy research organization The Tax Foundation shows that the current Senate Tax Reform legislation will lead to the creation of 13,000 jobs in South Carolina, while also raising the after-tax income for middle class South Carolina families by nearly $2,400.

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ICYMI: Senator Scott on Face the Nation: Every Single Bracket Will Have Lower Taxes

Monday | November 13, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott, member on the Senate Finance Committee, joined CBS Face the Nation on Sunday to discuss the Senate’s tax bill, which was released last week.  

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Senator Scott Floor Speech on Senate Tax Bill

Thursday | November 9, 2017

Scott, member on the Senate Finance Committee, spoke passionately on the Senate floor about how the Senate’s tax plan, The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, will help more Americans keep their money and ensure more jobs are created in America.

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ICYMI: Senator Scott, Secretary Carson Visit Spartanburg

Tuesday | November 7, 2017

Scott welcomed U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to Spartanburg to meet with local leaders about how they can help economically distressed communities. 

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