Press Releases

Scott Secures Two Provisions in Key Infrastructure Legislation

Wednesday | October 10, 2018

WASHINGTON-Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement upon the passage of the bipartisan America's Water Infrastructure Act, which includes two key provisions secured by Senator Scott. "This overwhelmingly bipartisan bill, passed 99-1, is a comprehensive package of common-sense reforms that will authorize the Army Corps to construct, expedite, and modify more than 100 water resource projects across all 50 states. I am proud to have secured two provisions in this … Continue Reading

Scott, Carper, Capito and Nelson Lead Bipartisan Call for Increased Focus on Reducing Maternal Mortality in the U.S.

Wednesday | October 10, 2018

WASHINGTON  U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) are leading a bipartisan effort calling for an increased focus on reducing maternal mortality in the United States and improving health outcomes for all mothers and children. In a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma, 14 Republican and Democratic senators requested that the Department and Agency prioritize developing strategies to reduce maternal mortality rates, including for pregnant women and mothers enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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Senator Scott's Statement on U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley

Tuesday | October 9, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement on the resignation of Ambassador Nikki Haley from the United States Mission to the United Nations:
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Senators Ernst and Scott to Headline South Carolina Women Veterans Event in Columbia

Tuesday | October 9, 2018

WASHINGTON-Today, Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) released the following joint statement ahead of Senator Scott's South Carolina Women Veterans Event on Veterans Day weekend-November 10th, 2018: "Senator Ernst is a force to be reckoned with. Not only does she hold the title of United States Senator, but she also holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Iowa Army National Guard. A dear friend of mine in the Senate, a combat veteran herself, and a powerful voice for women, … Continue Reading

Scott Votes to Confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Saturday | October 6, 2018

WASHINGTON-Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement upon the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States: "One of the greatest honors of my life is being able to serve the people of South Carolina in the United States Senate. Today, once again, history called on the Senate to fulfill the duties given to us by the Constitution-to advise and consent on a Supreme Court nomination. I proudly voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh … Continue Reading

Scott Secures Provisions in Final Comprehensive Opioid Package

Wednesday | October 3, 2018

WASHINGTON- Today, the United States Senate passed a bipartisan package of legislation dealing with the opioid crisis in America, including important provisions introduced by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC). Senator Scott released the statement below following its passage: "In the mess that is Washington, it comes to no surprise that the word bipartisanship has become taboo. That is not the case today. I am pleased to have secured two important provisions dealing with family reunification and … Continue Reading

Scott Welcomes Passage of Initial Hurricane Florence Relief Funds

Wednesday | October 3, 2018

WASHINGTON-Today, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement on the passage of initial Hurricane Florence relief funds by the U.S. Senate: "I continue to be amazed by the strength and resiliency shown by the people of our state, and the love and support shown by neighbors and strangers alike during these trying times. As communities in the Pee Dee and on the Grand Strand are still dealing with water in their homes, businesses and neighborhoods, it is critical that Washington … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Statement on Kavanaugh Nomination

Monday | October 1, 2018

U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the statement below regarding the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court.

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Scott Statement on U.S. Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada

Monday | October 1, 2018

WASHINGTON-Today, United States Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement on the trilateral trade deal between the United States, Mexico, and Canada:"As I've said in the past, it is important for us to allow the President to have the flexibility and authority to negotiate better trade deals with our allies. I applaud President Trump, Ambassador Lighthizer, Prime Minister Trudeau, President Peña Nieto, and President-elect López Obrador for taking the necessary … Continue Reading

Senate Passes Two Scott Bills in Landmark Opioid Crisis Package

Thursday | September 20, 2018

WASHINGTON—Earlier this week, the United States Senate passed a sweeping package of bills to combat the opioid crisis plaguing the United States. Two bills lead by U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) to strengthen family treatment and recovery were included as part of the package:


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Recovering from Hurricane Florence

Monday | September 17, 2018

** Dec. 5th is the last day to register for FEMA or Disaster Relief SBA loans ** Returning Home: After the storm: Boil Water Emergencies: Indoor mold: Returning home: Animals and Insects: … Continue Reading

Hurricane Florence Information Resource Sheet

Wednesday | September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Information Resource Sheet In life threatening situations, please dial 9-1-1. South Carolina's 24-hour State Emergency Hotline is 1-866-246-0133 - residents can call with any questions about ongoing preparations. For the most up-to-date weather forecasts check the National Hurricane Center website. United Way's 2-1-1 is a free hotline that provides information to individuals seeking community resources like shelter, food and water, recovery support, and other … Continue Reading

Hurricane Florence: Be Prepared

Monday | September 10, 2018

Dear fellow South Carolinians,Yesterday, Governor Henry McMaster ordered the mandatory evacuation of South Carolina's entire 187-mile coastline starting at noon on 9/11. Since then, the mandatory evacuations of Jasper, Colleton and Beaufort counties has been rescinded. As of 9/9, at the direction of the Governor, the Palmetto State is under a State of Emergency allowing the S.C. Emergency Management Division and all state agencies to organize resources in preparation for the oncoming … Continue Reading

Sen. Scott to Host Event Honoring SC’s Women Veterans

Wednesday | September 5, 2018

COLUMBIA, SC - The office of Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is excited to announce he will be hosting an event to recognize and honor the contributions of South Carolina's women veterans this upcoming Veterans Day weekend. The event will take place on Saturday, November 10, at the First Baptist Church in Columbia, SC. Sen. Scott looks forward to announcing an exciting keynote speaker in the coming weeks, as well as more event details. Each veteran attendee will receive a Senatorial Certificate of … Continue Reading

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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