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Scott Praises the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Following Passage of Senate Resolution

Thursday | August 23, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan resolution honoring the great singer, Aretha Franklin:

 

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PHOTO RELEASE: Senator Scott Makes Opportunity Tour Stop in West Virginia

Friday | August 17, 2018

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R–SC) joined U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito for a stop on his national Opportunity Tour in West Virginia. Sens. Scott and Capito visited four stops in Huntington including Core 10 and the Huntington OZ Coalfield Development.

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ICYMI: Sens. Scott and Capito Op-Ed on Opportunity Zones

Friday | August 17, 2018

CHARLESTON, W.Va. –U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) highlight the numerous benefits that can result from communities taking advantage of Opportunity Zones, in an op-ed for the Charleston Gazette-Mail (WV) today.

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Scott Applauds the Confirmation of Judge Quattlebaum to the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Thursday | August 16, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement on the confirmation of Judge Marvin Quattlebaum to the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals:

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PHOTO RELEASE: Senator Scott Makes Opportunity Tour Stop in Aurora, Colorado

Monday | August 13, 2018

AURORA, COLO. – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R–SC) stopped in Aurora, Colorado this afternoon as part of his national Opportunity Tour.
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Scott Leads Finance Committee in Urging President Trump to Name Ambassador to the OECD to Defend U.S. Tax Interests Abroad

Thursday | August 2, 2018

WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) led members on the Senate Finance Committee in urging President Trump to name the United States Ambassador to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). 

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Scott Hails Passage of FY 2019 NDAA

Wednesday | August 1, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), member of the Armed Services Committee, released the following statement upon final passage of the John S. McCain Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act:

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Senator Scott Recognizes 2018 Angels in Adoption recipient Dan Walters

Monday | July 30, 2018

Charleston, SC - Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) would like to offer his congratulations to the 2018 Angels in Adoption award recipient, Mr. Dan Walters of Greenwood, SC. Senator Scott has requested that Mr. Walters be recognized in the U.S. Congressional Record, which can be found here. Mr. Walters has truly opened up his heart and home through his exceptional service for children in the foster care system. Since entering the foster care program, Mr. Walters has fostered fifteen children, … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement, Photos After Meeting With Supreme Court Nominee

Wednesday | July 25, 2018

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement and photos below following his meeting this afternoon with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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Senator Scott Statement on Senate Confirmation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert L. Wilkie

Monday | July 23, 2018

WASHINGTON D.C.—U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed the appointment of Robert L. Wilkie to be Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): 

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PHOTO RELEASE: Senator Scott Makes Opportunity Tour Stop in Iowa

Friday | July 20, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today for a stop on his national Opportunity Tour in Iowa. Sens. Scott and Ernst visited Des Moines and West Des Moines, including the Des Moines Dream Center and the Phenix School Apartments. 

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ICYMI: Scott and Ernst Op-Ed on Opportunity Zones

Friday | July 20, 2018

Over the past eight months, families across the country have seen significant benefits from last year’s tax reform package...

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Scott Applauds House for Passing Legislation to Increase Access to Credit and Opportunity

Tuesday | July 17, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement upon House passage of the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act, which includes S. 3040, the Senator’s bipartisan Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2018.

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Senator Tim Scott to Accept Applications for Fall 2018 Internships

Friday | July 13, 2018

Columbia, SC- U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has announced he is accepting congressional internship applications for available positions in his Washington DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the fall of 2018. The internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students practical experience in constituent services, the legislative process, government policy, and press. The internship provides students with the ability to work with and learn from public service … Continue Reading


Scott, Republican Senators Reintroduce Bill to Keep Senior IRS Officials Accountable

Thursday | July 12, 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) and Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Dean Heller (R-IV), Mike Enzi (R-WY), and Johnny Isakson (R-GA), introduced the IRS Accountability Act of 2018 which empowers the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner the authority to fire senior officials for misconduct and poor performance.

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Scott Named to NDAA Conference Committee

Wednesday | July 11, 2018

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after being named to the Conference Committee for the National Defense Authorization Act.

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Scott Statement on SCOTUS Nomination

Monday | July 9, 2018

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court.

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The NDAA: A Crucial Step in Supporting Our Troops

Friday | June 29, 2018

As a South Carolinian, member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and someone with loved ones who served in the military, I believe that supporting our nation's troops should be our highest priority- and was proud to advocate for and support the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019. The NDAA funds critical military readiness initiatives and construction projects in South Carolina, and across the country. For years our military has had to plan for the future around … Continue Reading


Scott Secures Two Important Provisions For South Carolina Farmers As Farm Bill Passes Senate

Thursday | June 28, 2018

Washington - The United States Senate successfully passed the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 today, colloquially known as the Farm Bill, which included two important provisions secured by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC). Scott worked with Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) to help so-called Heirs Property owners - thousands of minority and other landowners whose family land has been passed through the generations often without a formal title - gain access to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on Justice Kennedy Retirement

Wednesday | June 27, 2018

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) made the following statement after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement: "I want to thank Justice Kennedy for his service to our nation," Senator Scott said. "The President now has the opportunity to nominate a justice that interprets the Constitution as our Founding Fathers intended, and is committed to being a fair defender of the rule of law. I look forward to the nomination process in the U.S. Senate, and hopefully … Continue Reading

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