Press Releases

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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Senator Scott Votes to End Schumer Shutdown, Fund Children’s Health Care and Our Troops

Monday | January 22, 2018

This afternoon, the Senate voted to end the Schumer Shutdown. U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after voting to fund our military and children’s health care

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Scott: Democrats Own the Schumer Shutdown, Jeopardize Children’s Health Care and Military Funding

Friday | January 19, 2018

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding Senate Democrats’ efforts to shut down the federal government.

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Scott Helps Introduce Legislation To Protect Veterans from Predatory Home Lending

Thursday | January 11, 2018

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), chairman of the Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Urban Affairs, joined U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to introduce the Protecting Veterans from Predatory Lending Act of 2018.

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Senator Scott to Serve on Senate Armed Services Committee

Tuesday | January 9, 2018

Scott announced today that he will now be serving on the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, which has jurisdiction over matters relating to the Department of Defense, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and a variety of other defense-related issues.

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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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