Press Releases

Scott Receives Awards for Commitment to Protecting South Carolina Families

Friday | July 31, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) proudly accepted two awards this week that highlight his ongoing work to standing up for South Carolina's families and its small and retail businesses in the U.S. Senate. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Votes to Cut Red Tape and Increase Access to Care for Veterans

Thursday | July 30, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today voted to continue reforms at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), cutting through red tape and increasing access to care for veterans. … Continue Reading


Sen. Scott, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Defund Planned Parenthood, Safeguard Women’s Health Funding

Wednesday | July 29, 2015

Following Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) announcement of a working group, today U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) and 22 cosponsors to introduced legislation protecting women's health and defunding Planned Parenthood, S.1881. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott Introduces Body Camera Legislation to Help Keep Officers and Citizens Safer

Tuesday | July 28, 2015

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced the Safer Officers and Safer Citizens Act to help provide state, local and tribal police departments with resources to outfit officers with body-worn cameras. … Continue Reading


Scott Joins Senate Colleagues in Urging Obama Administration to Fully Comply with Investigations into Planned Parenthood’s Practices

Wednesday | July 22, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined a bipartisan group of 49 other senators today in a letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell following the release of footage by the Center for Medical Progress showing senior Planned Parenthood Federation of America officials discussing in gruesome detail the organization's role in the harvesting of the organs of unborn babies. … Continue Reading


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

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