Press Releases

Senator Scott Accepting Applications for Service Academy Nominations

Tuesday | June 1, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. –  Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) announced 2021 Military Academy Nomination Applications are now open. Candidates interested in attending one of the four service academies—U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, or U.S. Merchant Marine Academy—may submit applications through October 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm. Senator Scott will nominate up to 40 students from across South Carolina to be considered for an appointment.

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Scott Statement on President Biden’s 2022 Budget

Friday | May 28, 2021

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the following statement on President Biden’s 2022 budget proposal.

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Scott, Casey Applaud Unanimous Passage of Resolution Commemorating Older Americans Month

Thursday | May 27, 2021

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Ranking Member Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Chairman Bob Casey (D-Penn.) released the following statements on the unanimously passed bipartisan resolution declaring the month of May Older Americans Month. The resolution recognizes the strong foundation older Americans have built for our nation and acknowledges the important role they play in our society. 

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Scott, Blumenthal Introduce Bill to Expand Veterans’ Credit Access

Wednesday | May 26, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced the Building Credit Access for Veterans Act, which seeks to expand reliable access to housing for our nation’s veterans and current servicemembers.

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Scott, Booker, Bass Joint Statement

Monday | May 24, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement: 

 

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Scott, Aging Committee Members Hold Hearing on Taking Aim at Alzheimer’s: Frontline Perspectives and Caregiver Challenges

Friday | May 21, 2021

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Ranking Member Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Chairman Bob Casey (D-Pa.), and members of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging heard from a panel of witnesses about Alzheimer’s disease and the challenges families and caregivers face when caring for loved ones with the disease.

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Scott, Toomey Introduce Bill to Stop Biden from Releasing American COVID-19 Vaccine Intellectual Property

Wednesday | May 19, 2021

WASHINGTON—Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) introduced the Preventing Foreign Attempts to Erode Healthcare Innovation Act to prevent the Biden administration from relinquishing intellectual property (IP) protections on COVID-19 vaccines, a move that would hand over our IP to malign actors like the Chinese Communist Party and undermine American innovation. 

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Senator Scott Statement on the Video of the Death of Jamal Sutherland

Friday | May 14, 2021

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) released the following statement on the video of the death of Jamal Sutherland.

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Sen. Tim Scott Supports Get Americans Back to Work Act to Repeal Increase in Unemployment Benefits

Wednesday | May 12, 2021

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined his colleagues in introducing the Get Americans Back to Work Act, to repeal the increase in unemployment benefits brought on by President Biden and the Democrats. Senator Roger Marshall (Kan.) introduced the bicameral legislation in partnership with Senator Scott and nine of his colleagues who signed on as original cosponsors.

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Scott Introduces Resolution Celebrating National Charter Schools Week

Wednesday | May 12, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), a leading advocate for school choice, introduced a resolution celebrating National Charter Schools Week and commending charter schools for their contributions to education.

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ICYMI: Senator Scott and HBCU Caucus Colleagues Fight to Improve HBCU Infrastructure

Friday | May 7, 2021

This week, Senators Scott and Coons, along with Representatives Alma Adams and French Hill, rolled out their IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act. The bill will invest in infrastructure at HBCUs, allowing them to maintain and expand their transformational work.

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Senator Tim Scott Attends Inaugural Opportunity Internship Fair

Friday | May 7, 2021

NORTH CHARLESTON – This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) celebrated the success of the inaugural Opportunity Internship Fair. On Wednesday, Senator Scott addressed participating employers and students from Burke High School, Military Magnet Academy, North Charleston High School, and Senator Scott’s alma mater R.B Stall High School at the Cooper River Center for Advanced Studies.

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ICYMI: Senator Scott Stops in Hartsville to Discuss Economic Development

Tuesday | May 4, 2021

Yesterday, Senator Tim Scott delivered remarks and answered questions at the Hartsville Chamber of Commerce on the development and expansion of Opportunity Zones in South Carolina, ongoing infrastructure negotiations, and more.

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Scott, Manchin Reintroduce Student Loan Disclosure Modernization Act

Friday | April 30, 2021

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) reintroduced the Student Loan Disclosure Modernization Act, which seeks to increase transparency for those looking to acquire student loans on a federal level. The goal is to provide applicants with a clear and succinct disclosure form, empowering them to be responsible borrowers.

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WTAS: Senator Scott’s Response to the Joint Address

Friday | April 30, 2021

In case you missed it, Senator Tim Scott delivered the official Republican response to President Biden’s joint address on Wednesday night.

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REMARKS: SENATOR SCOTT RESPONSE TO THE JOINT ADDRESS

Wednesday | April 28, 2021

Common Sense Makes Common Ground

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Support Growing for Scott’s College Transparency Act

Tuesday | April 27, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) yesterday announced 25 senators have signed their names onto the bipartisan College Transparency Act (CTA). 

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Scott Introduces Resolution Declaring April Financial Literacy Month

Wednesday | April 21, 2021

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Senator Tim Scott Statement on the Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial

Tuesday | April 20, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) released the following statement on the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd:

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Senator Scott, Colleagues Urge Administration To Investigate Planned Parenthood Affiliates For Violating PPP Eligibility and Not Returning PPP Loans

Monday | April 19, 2021

WASHINGTON – Last week, U.S. Senate Small Business Committee Member Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Ranking Member Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and the committee’s other Republican members in sending letters to Attorney General Merrick Garland, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Inspector General Mike Ware, and SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman, requesting their immediate attention and investigation into the unlawful participation of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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