Press Releases

Scott Initiatives Included in Major Bipartisan Banking Legislation

Thursday | March 8, 2018

Several initiatives introduced by U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) have been included in S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which the U.S. Senate is debating this week.

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Senator Scott to Launch National Opportunity Tour in North Charleston

Thursday | March 8, 2018

Tomorrow, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will launch his national Opportunity Tour in the Chicora-Cherokee neighborhood of North Charleston, South Carolina. Sen. Scott will be joined by leaders of Metanoia, a Community Development Corporation.

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Sen. Scott Helps Introduce School Safety Legislation

Wednesday | March 7, 2018

Scott joined a group of 13 senators today to introduce legislation to allow 100,000 public schools to improve school safety by using federal dollars for school counselors, alarm systems, security cameras and crisis intervention training.  

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Scott Leads Bipartisan Effort to Curb Children's Identity Theft

Tuesday | March 6, 2018

Scott and a bipartisan group of cosponsors introduced the Protecting Children From Identity Theft Act, legislation that will help prevent children’s identity being stolen by a type of theft known as “synthetic ID fraud.”

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Scott Congratulates Marvin Quattlebaum on his Confirmation to U.S. District Court

Thursday | March 1, 2018

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) expressed his congratulations to Mr. Marvin Quattlebaum after he was confirmed by the Senate to serve as a federal judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. He was confirmed with a vote of 69 to 28.

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Scott and Booker introduce Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention and Treatment Act

Wednesday | February 28, 2018

Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) have introduced a new initiative in the fight against Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) – the Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention and Treatment Act. There

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Senator Scott, Rep. Walker to Host Bipartisan HBCU Conference on Capitol Hill

Thursday | February 22, 2018

As part of Black History Month, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will host the Second Annual HBCU Fly-in: “Advancing Opportunity and Entrepreneurship” with Chairman Mark Walker (R-NC), the chair of the Republican Study Committee. 

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Senator Scott to Host Black History Month Events in Washington and North Charleston

Thursday | February 15, 2018

As part of Black History Month, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will host the Second Annual HBCU Fly-in: “Advancing Opportunity and Entrepreneurship” with Chairman Mark Walker (R-NC), the chair of the Republican Study Committee.

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Scott Joins Bipartisan Effort to Urge Social Security Administration to Modernize Identity Theft Prevention System

Monday | February 12, 2018

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joins his colleagues Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), and Gary Peters (D-MI) in urging the Social Security Administration (SSA) to accept individuals' consent electronically in order to help financial institutions better prevent identity theft and fraud. "[T]he SSA requirement that users of the CBSV [Consent Based Social Security Number Verification] system first obtain the written, physical signature of the individual … Continue Reading


Scott's Investing in Opportunity Act Takes Step Forward

Friday | February 9, 2018

After years of pushing for a legislative initiative to help distressed communities, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is excited that the implementation of his Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA) has begun.

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Scott: Despite Challenges With Bill, We Must Stand Up For Our Military

Friday | February 9, 2018

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding the spending bill passed by Congress early this morning that would significantly increase resources available for our men and women in uniform, as well as a variety of other priorities of Senator Scott.

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Scott Joins Colleagues in Announcing Resolution, Bipartisan Support to Establish an Investigation into the U.S Olympic Committee & USA Gymnastics Over Decades of Sexual Abuse

Wednesday | February 7, 2018

In a joint press conference today in the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined a group of his colleagues, including Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Joni Ernst (R-IA), to unveil their resolution and growing bipartisan support to establish a special committee in the Senate to investigate the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and USA Gymnastics regarding how team doctor Larry Nassar was allowed to sexually abuse female gymnasts over decades.

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ICYMI: Senator Scott Discusses His Investing in Opportunity Act on Fox Business

Tuesday | February 6, 2018

U.S. Senator Scott (R-SC) spoke with Charles Payne on Fox Business for a segment on his Investing in Opportunity Act, which was included in the recent tax reform bill.

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ICYMI: Senator Scott Investing in Opportunity Act Included in Tax Bill

Friday | February 2, 2018

Scott’s Investing in Opportunity Act was included in the tax bill as a provision to uplift distressed communities.

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Scott Statement Celebrating Black History Month

Thursday | February 1, 2018

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below in celebration of Black History Month.

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Senator Tim Scott Statement on Gowdy Retirement

Wednesday | January 31, 2018

Scott released the statement below following Congressman Trey Gowdy’s (SC-04) announcement that he will not seek re-election in 2018.

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Senator Scott Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address

Tuesday | January 30, 2018

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after President Donald Trump's State of the Union address

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ICYMI: NYT: Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America

Tuesday | January 30, 2018

Scott’s bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act was included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as a key provision that will help economically distressed communities.

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ICYMI: Senator Scott Hosts Ivanka Trump in Greenville to Highlight Benefits of Tax Reform

Monday | January 29, 2018

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) welcomed Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, to Greenville on Friday, to discuss tax reform and the Child Tax Credit. 

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Scott Introduces Resolution Declaring National School Choice Week

Tuesday | January 23, 2018

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a long time champion of school choice and member of the Senate Education Committee, today introduced a resolution declaring this week National School Choice Week.

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