Press Releases

Senator Tim Scott Statement on Passing of Nelson Mandela

Wednesday | December 4, 2013

Charleston, SC - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) made the following statement in response to reports that former South Africa President Nelson Mandela has passed away: … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott, Senate Republicans File Supreme Court Amicus Brief on President’s Unconstitutional “Recess” Appointments

Tuesday | November 26, 2013

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Senator Scott Statement on Nuclear Option

Thursday | November 21, 2013

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SC Delegation Asks Department of Energy to Work With Them Regarding Funding Levels at the Savannah River Site

Thursday | November 21, 2013

U.S. Senator Tim Scott led members of South Carolina's Congressional delegation in sending a letter to the Department of Energy (DOE) asking the department to work with the delegation regarding funding levels for liquid radioactive tank waste remediation at the Savannah River Site. … Continue Reading


Scott, GOP Senators to Administration: No Union Carveouts from Obamacare

Friday | November 15, 2013

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined 20 of his Republican colleagues in urging the Obama administration against moving forward with a proposed regulation that would exempt unions from an Obamacare fee that applies equally to employers, charities, and faith-based organizations. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Accepting Internship Applications

Tuesday | November 12, 2013

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is now accepting applications from South Carolinians interested in serving as interns in his Upstate, Midlands, Lowcountry, and Washington, D.C. offices for the spring and summer terms. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott: Healthcare.gov Privacy Breach Must Be Fixed

Tuesday | November 5, 2013

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Senator Tim Scott: Why Did it Take a Hearing to Fix Health Care Website Privacy Issues?

Tuesday | November 5, 2013

Washington - Following his questioning of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) administrator Marilyn Tavenner in a Senate Health Committee hearing yesterday, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has received word that CMS has finally removed the personal information of a South Carolinian whose personal information was compromised on Healthcare.Gov. … Continue Reading


Republican Health Committee Senators Confront Administration About Obamacare Failures

Tuesday | November 5, 2013

At a hearing of the Senate health committee today, Republican senators questioned Marilyn Tavenner, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, on the rollout of the health care law-specifically, canceled insurance policies, higher premiums, the broken website and related security issues. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott and Colleagues Urge Federal Government to Allow Children to Get a Better Education

Thursday | October 24, 2013

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) was joined by 29 other senators in a call for Attorney General Eric Holder to explain why the Department of Justice has sued to trap needy children in failing public schools based on skin color alone. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott’s Service Academy Nomination Application Deadline is November 1

Thursday | October 17, 2013

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Senator Tim Scott Statement on Deal to Raise Debt Ceiling, Reopen Government

Wednesday | October 16, 2013

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement today regarding legislation to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government. "What we have learned from the past three weeks is clear - we have deep, underlying issues in how our nation budgets and spends. Ending the government shutdown is a good thing; however, raising the debt ceiling with absolutely zero offsetting reductions in spending is the poster child for the lack of fiscal foresight that is common place in Washington. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott to Donate Shutdown Salary to Charity

Wednesday | October 2, 2013

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Fiscal Deadline a Surprise to No One

Tuesday | October 1, 2013

Washington - US Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following statement following the failure of Congress and the White House to reach an agreement to fund government operations beginning today, October 1 - the beginning of the federal government's new fiscal year. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott: Washington Fails Again at Responsible Budgeting

Friday | September 27, 2013

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Senator Tim Scott: Families and Businesses Can’t Use Band Aid Budgeting. Why Does Government?

Tuesday | September 24, 2013

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement regarding the Senate's debate of a continuing spending resolution, which funds government operations in absence of a federal budget. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Statement on POW/MIA Recognition Day

Friday | September 20, 2013

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following statement regarding National POW/MIA Recognition Day. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Leads Bi-Partisan South Carolina Congressional Delegation in Calling on Obama Administration to Support MOX Facility

Thursday | September 19, 2013

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Senator Scott to Discuss School Choice Voucher Program with La. Governor Bobby Jindal and Fmr. Fl. Governor Jeb Bush

Wednesday | September 18, 2013

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will discuss the recent U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit against Louisiana's school voucher program in a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference with Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Commemorates Anniversary of September 11th Attacks

Wednesday | September 11, 2013

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) made the following statement marking the 12th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks. … Continue Reading

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