Press Releases

What They Are Saying: Senator Scott Leading the Push for School Choice

Monday | February 9, 2015

This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) held #ChoosingExcellence, a forum gathering education reformers from around the country. Now, the nation is taking notice of his leadership on the issue of school choice and education reform. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Announces Veterans Job and Resource Fairs

Thursday | February 5, 2015

Washington, DC - Continuing his ongoing support for South Carolina's veterans and their families, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today announced two veterans job and resource fairs - March 9th in the Lowcountry and March 25th in the Upstate - to assist veterans in their transition from active military service to the civilian workplace. … Continue Reading


Scott to HHS Chief: Backup Plan If Supreme Court Overturns Obamacare?

Wednesday | February 4, 2015

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) questioned Secretary Sylvia Burwell of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today regarding the department's contingency plans if the Supreme Court overturns portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the King v. Burwell case. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Veterans Suicide Prevention Legislation

Tuesday | February 3, 2015

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following Senate passage of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, which now heads to the White House to be signed by President Obama. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Announces Full Agenda For Next Week’s School Choice Forum

Monday | February 2, 2015

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a leading voice for school choice in the Senate, announced the full agenda for "Choosing Excellence: A Forum on the Freedom to Choose Academic Excellence for Every Child." … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Speaking at Morehouse College in Atlanta TODAY

Monday | February 2, 2015

Atlanta - Today, the first Monday of Black History Month, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), will speak to and meet with students at Morehouse College. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott to Chair Banking Subcommittee

Thursday | January 29, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has been named Chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Statement on Passage of Keystone XL Pipeline

Wednesday | January 28, 2015

Washington- Following the Senate's passage of the Keystone XL Pipeline Act, a bipartisan energy and infrastructure bill, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement: … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on Obama Offshore Energy Plan

Tuesday | January 27, 2015

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after the Obama Administration today proposed a 2017-2022 draft Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leasing plan that includes offshore South Carolina and other Atlantic states: … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott To Introduce CHOICE Act to Expand Educational Opportunities

Tuesday | January 27, 2015

Washington, DC- During his keynote address this morning at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), U.S. Senator Scott (R-SC) announced the introduction of his Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education (CHOICE) Act, part of his Opportunity Agenda. With the CHOICE Act, Senator Scott, a leading voice for school choice in the Senate, looks to expand educational opportunities for children with disabilities, children living on military bases, and children living in low-income communities. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Looking Forward to an Active #NationalSchoolChoiceWeek

Monday | January 26, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a leading advocate for school choice in the Senate, is preparing for a busy National School Choice Week, including a keynote speech, a Q&A session with students, and introduction of his Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education, or CHOICE, Act. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott To Host National School Choice Forum on Capitol Hill

Thursday | January 22, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a leading voice on school choice in the U.S. Senate, will bring together nationally recognized school choice advocates, experts, and practitioners, as well as parents and students, for "Choosing Excellence: A Forum on the Freedom to Choose Academic Excellence for Every Child." … Continue Reading


Senator Scott’s School Choice Resolution Passes U.S. Senate

Wednesday | January 21, 2015

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a leading advocate for school choice in the United States Senate, released the following statement after passage of his resolution designating the week of January 25 through January 31, 2015 as "National School Choice Week:" … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott's Statement on the State of the Union Address

Tuesday | January 20, 2015

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement after President Obama's sixth State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress: … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Reflects on the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday | January 18, 2015

Charleston, SC - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement in advance of the celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday: … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Announces Veterans Job Workshops Around the State

Friday | January 16, 2015

Charleston, SC - U.S. Senator Tim Scott's (R-SC) office today announced seven veterans job workshops to be held around South Carolina over the next two weeks. The workshops, part of a series announced by Scott last year, will be held in Columbia, Spartanburg County, St. Matthews, Charleston, Beaufort, Conway and Florence. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Statement on Governor Nikki Haley’s Second Inauguration

Wednesday | January 14, 2015

Charleston, SC- Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) made the following statement on Governor Nikki Haley's inauguration for a second term as South Carolina's 116th Governor: … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Co-Sponsors "Hire More Heroes Act" to Support Veterans Transitioning Back into Civilian Workforce

Monday | January 12, 2015

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today announced his support and co-sponsorship of the "Hire More Heroes Act," legislation aimed at encouraging companies to hire more American veterans, while providing relief from the burdensome Obamacare employer mandate. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Makes Push for School Choice, Files Resolution Supporting National School Choice Week

Thursday | January 8, 2015

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Senator Scott Statement on Passing of Former Senator Edward Brooke

Friday | January 2, 2015

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