Press Releases

Senator Scott Recognizes USC Women’s Team on Senate Floor

Thursday | April 6, 2017

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) spoke on the Senate floor to recognize the USC women's basketball for their historic win. For the first time in program history, they won the national championship. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes in Support of ‘Nuclear Option’ to Confirm Judge Gorsuch

Wednesday | April 5, 2017

Sen. Scott issued the following statement after voting in support of the 'nuclear option' in order to push forward the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch … Continue Reading


Senators Scott, Brown Lead Effort to Stop the IRS’s Abuse of its Civil Forfeiture Authority

Wednesday | April 5, 2017

After reports showed the IRS seized and refused to return assets to law-abiding citizens, U.S Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced the Restraining Excessive Seizure of Property through Exploitation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Tools (RESPECT) Act. … Continue Reading


LAWMAKERS INTRODUCE BILL TO HONOR BASEBALL LEGEND AND CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER LARRY DOBY WITH CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL

Tuesday | April 4, 2017

U.S. Sens. Tim Scott (R-SC), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ), along with U.S. Reps. Jim Renacci (R-OH-16) and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-9), introduced legislation to honor Larry Doby, the first African-American to play in the American League, with the Congressional Gold Medal for his career and contributions to the American civil rights movement. … Continue Reading


Senators Send Letter to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Urging End to Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) 'Too Big To Fail' Policies

Tuesday | March 28, 2017

Today Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and nine of his colleagues on the Senate Banking Committee sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin expressing strong support for the Department of the Treasury to use all tools available to end the Financial Stability Oversight Council's (FSOC) 'Too Big To Fail' policies and to ensure taxpayers are not responsible for any new bailouts. … Continue Reading


ICYMI: Senators Scott, Lankford Appear on CNN to Discuss Solution Sundays

Monday | March 27, 2017

Yesterday, CNN's "State of the Union" show aired a special segment highlighting Solution Sundays, an initiative introduced by Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and James Lankford (R-OK) designed to help mend racial divides in our country. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Nominates 45 South Carolina Students to U.S. Military Service Academies

Friday | March 17, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott today announced the nominations of 45 South Carolina students to the United States Military Service Academies for the class of 2021, including the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott, Congressman Rice Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Lower Energy Prices

Thursday | March 16, 2017

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced legislation that could help lower energy prices for millions of Americans. His legislation corrects an inefficiency in the United States tax code to allow more effective use of the nuclear production tax credit (PTC) to lower energy prices for consumers and mitigate the risk public-private partnerships incur when involved in the construction of first-in-a-generation nuclear power facilities. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Supports DNI Nominee

Wednesday | March 15, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting in support of former U.S. Senator Dan Coats to be Director of National Intelligence. Coats was confirmed by the Senate 86-10 … Continue Reading


Scott Supports CMS Administrator

Sunday | March 12, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting in support of Ms. Seema Verma for Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes to Confirm Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

Thursday | March 2, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting for the confirmation of former Texas Governor Rick Perry to serve as Secretary of the Department of Energy. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes to Confirm Dr. Carson as New HUD Secretary

Thursday | March 2, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after voting for the confirmation of Dr. Ben Carson to serve as the next secretary of Housing and Urban Development. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes for Interior Secretary

Wednesday | March 1, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting for the confirmation of Rep. Ryan Zinke to serve as Secretary of the Interior. The Senate approved Zinke's appointment by a vote of 68-31. … Continue Reading


Scott Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce Bill to Halt Palestinian Authority Funding Until Terror Rewards Stop

Tuesday | February 28, 2017

… Continue Reading


Senator Scott Condemns Anti-Semitic Incidents Across the Country

Monday | February 27, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below condemning anti-Semitic threats and incidents across the nation. … Continue Reading


Scott Supports Ross for Secretary of Commerce

Monday | February 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC -U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Wilbur Ross to lead the Department of Commerce: … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Announces Town Hall Meeting This Weekend in North Charleston

Thursday | February 23, 2017

Following through on a commitment made during last Saturday's town hall in Mount Pleasant, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) announced today he will host a constituent town hall this Saturday at 9am in North Charleston. … Continue Reading


Sen. Scott Votes to Support Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator

Friday | February 17, 2017

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting to support Mr. Scott Pruitt as our next Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He was confirmed by the Senate 52-46. "Mr. Pruitt will end this era of overregulation while keeping the best interests of both American families and our environment at the forefront of his agenda. I look forward to working with Mr. Pruitt to bring the EPA back under … Continue Reading


Sen. Scott to host town hall in Mt. Pleasant TOMORROW at 9am

Friday | February 17, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is scheduled to host a town hall tomorrow morning in Mt. Pleasant. Doors will open promptly at 8:15 am. All interested guests are encouraged to arrive early if they want to be guaranteed a seat. … Continue Reading


Scott Supports Mulvaney for OMB Director

Thursday | February 16, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding the confirmation of Mick Mulvaney to become Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). He was confirmed by the Senate 51-49. … Continue Reading

Showing page   of 44