Press Releases

Senator Scott: One Month Later, Lessons From Families Ring Loud

Friday | July 17, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement one month after the tragedy at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. … Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott Statement on Every Child Achieves Act

Thursday | July 16, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after voting against the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA). … Continue Reading


VIDEO: Senator Scott Delivers Passionate Speech on the Senate Floor about the Power of School Choice

Tuesday | July 14, 2015

As the debate on ESEA reauthorization continues, U.S. Senator Tim Scott spoke about his amendment (S.Amdt.2132) to the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA) this morning. … Continue Reading


Sen. Scott: It’s Hard to Make a Good Deal with Bad Actors

Tuesday | July 14, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding the proposed Iranian nuclear deal. … Continue Reading


Scott Amendment Would Allow Greater School Choice for America’s Low-Income Children

Monday | July 13, 2015

Affirming his belief that every child should have access to a high quality education, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a leading voice for school choice in the U.S. Senate, has offered S.Amdt. 2132 to the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA) to allow Title I funds to follow low-income children and strengthen educational options for their parents. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on Confederate Battle Flag

Thursday | July 9, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement following Governor Nikki Haley signing legislation into law to remove the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Honors Independence Day

Monday | July 6, 2015

On Independence Day, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following statement … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Reacts to Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell Decision

Thursday | June 25, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following the United States Supreme Court's ruling in King v. Burwell. … Continue Reading


Scott Praises Army Corps of Engineers’ Unanimous Approval of Charleston Harbor Deepening Project

Thursday | June 25, 2015

Following U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Civil Works Review Board unanimous approval of the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement … Continue Reading


Senator Scott’s Resolution on Charleston Tragedy Expected to Pass Senate This Afternoon, Scott and Graham to Speak on Senate floor

Wednesday | June 24, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott's resolution commemorating the victims of last week's tragedy in Charleston is expected to be unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate this afternoon. … Continue Reading


VIDEO: Senator Scott Delivers Heartfelt Remarks on the Senate Floor about the Tragedy in Charleston

Wednesday | June 24, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott's (R-SC) resolution honoring the nine victims of last week's shooting in Charleston was unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate today. Senator Scott also gave an emotional speech about the tragedy. … Continue Reading


VIDEO: Senator Scott Thanks the American People for “an outpouring of affection and love to South Carolina”

Tuesday | June 23, 2015

Senator Scott gave remarks about Charleston today in the U.S. Capitol during GOP leadership press stakeout. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on the Confederate Battle Flag

Monday | June 22, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after calling for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Statement on Charleston Tragedy

Thursday | June 18, 2015

Upon returning home to Charleston this morning, Senator Tim Scott released the following statement. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Statement on Charleston Tragedy

Thursday | June 18, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the statement below regarding the tragic shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. The Senator will be leaving Washington to return home to South Carolina as soon as possible … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Statement on Gov. Haley Signing Body Camera Legislation

Wednesday | June 10, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R) signing legislation into law that creates statewide guidelines for the usage and implementation of body-worn cameras for law enforcement officers in the Palmetto State. … Continue Reading


Following Government Data Breaches, Senator Scott Leads Inquiry Into Agency Holding Hundreds of Millions of Financial Records

Wednesday | June 10, 2015

With the recent data breaches at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) fresh in the minds of Americans, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today led 22 of his colleagues in questioning the security of financial data on millions of Americans that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and its contractors collect and store. … Continue Reading


Scott: Affordable Care Act Anything But Affordable for South Carolina Families

Friday | June 5, 2015

Following the news that at least 100,000 South Carolinians will see double-digit rate increases on healthcare premiums as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement … Continue Reading


ICYMI: VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT: Senator Scott Discusses IRS Recent Data Breach with Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren

Wednesday | June 3, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, joined Greta Van Susteren on Fox News to discuss the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) recent data breach which exposed the personal information of more than 100,000 taxpayers and the agency's continued pattern of negligence … Continue Reading


VIDEO: Scott to IRS Commissioner: What’s the Plan to Stop the Ongoing Pattern of Negligence at the IRS

Tuesday | June 2, 2015

In a Senate Finance Committee hearing earlier today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) questioned Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen and Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George about a recent data breach which exposed the personal information of more than 100,000 taxpayers, and which the agency believes originated in Russia. … Continue Reading

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