Press Releases

Scott, Toomey, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Ensure Crime Victims Receive Promised Funds

Friday | May 13, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Senator Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) and nine Senate colleagues on the Fairness for Crime Victims Act to ensure that crime victims receive the funding promised to them through the Crime Victims Fund (CVF).

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Scott, Hagerty, Colleagues Urge Administration to Sanction Russia’s National Credit Payment System

Thursday | May 12, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), members of the Senate Banking Committee, along with Senators Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Treasury urging the Biden administration to extend sanctions against Russia’s National Credit Payment System (NSPK). 

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Sen. Tim Scott Statement on Democrats' Radical Anti-Life Legislation

Wednesday | May 11, 2022

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) released a statement following the Democrats' failed vote to advance radical abortion legislation. 

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Scott Confronts Sec. Yellen for Troubling Comments at Banking Hearing

Tuesday | May 10, 2022

WASHINGTON – In today’s Senate Banking Committee hearing, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) confronted Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about troubling comments she made during the hearing as well as the administration’s approach to combating inflation. Sen. Scott also provided closing remarks, in which he underscored how pro-growth policies enacted under Republican leadership fostered economic opportunity and created a more inclusive economy.

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Senate Passes Scott, Bennet Resolution Celebrating National Charter School Week

Tuesday | May 10, 2022

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) led 25 of their colleagues on a bipartisan resolution celebrating National Charter School Week and commending charter schools on their contribution to education. 

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South Carolina Superintendent of the Year and District Administrator of the Year announced

Monday | May 9, 2022

Barnwell School District 29 (Williston) Superintendent, Dr. Marcella Shaw, has been named the 2023 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year, and Saluda County Schools Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Abbey Duggins, has been named the 2023 South Carolina District Level Administrator of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA).

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ICYMI: Senator Tim Scott Calls Out Biden Admin’s Failed Economic Leadership

Thursday | May 5, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Neil Cavuto’s Coast to Coast on Fox Business to discuss the Biden administration’s mishandling of the economy and failure of leadership on the world stage.

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Scott, Feinstein Lead Bipartisan Letter to Protect Charter Schools

Thursday | May 5, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) wrote a letter to President Biden’s secretary of education, Miguel Cardona, expressing their concerns about a proposed rule from the Department of Education that would jeopardize our nation’s charter schools and limit families’ education options.

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Scott, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Provide Tax Relief for Auto Dealers

Thursday | April 28, 2022

Today, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced the Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act, bipartisan legislation to provide tax relief to auto dealers experiencing inventory shortages due to global supply chain issues. 

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Scott, Rosen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Costs for Enhanced Retirement Plans for Small Business Employees

Wednesday | April 27, 2022

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) introduced the Increasing Small Business Retirement Choices Act, bipartisan legislation that would make it easier for small businesses to offer more comprehensive retirement benefits to their workers by reducing administrative expenses. Both senators are members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging; the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

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ICYMI: Scott Talks Economy, Labor Market on Making Money with Charles Payne

Wednesday | April 27, 2022

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Making Money with Charles Payne on Fox Business to discuss the Biden administration’s mishandling of the economy and how Republican policies can benefit the American people.

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REMARKS: Sen. Tim Scott Speech on the Future of the GOP at the Reagan Library

Tuesday | April 19, 2022

WASHINGTON – Tonight, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) delivered a speech on the future of the Republican Party at the Reagan Library. He discussed his personal story and the struggles that have put him on the path to conservatism and outlined his vision for education, the economy, and more.

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Krista Just to be Furman ROTC’s first-ever female U.S. Army infantry officer

Tuesday | April 19, 2022

Senior Krista Just will be commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army in May, Furman University announced April 19.

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Scott, Toomey Seek Information About Allegations of Racial Discrimination at FDIC Under Acting Chairman Gruenberg

Wednesday | April 13, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and U.S. Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) today wrote to Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Acting Chairman Martin Gruenberg regarding troubling allegations of racial discrimination and fears of retaliation at the FDIC under his previous leadership of the agency.

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Scott, Booker, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill Reforming Opportunity Zones

Thursday | April 7, 2022

Today, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and U.S. Representatives Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) introduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill reforming Opportunity Zones, the tax incentive for individuals who reinvest unrealized capital gains into high-impact projects in underserved communities. Additionally, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Representatives Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), Terri Sewell (D-Ala.), Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) co-sponsored the legislation, called the Opportunity Zones Transparency, Extension, and Improvement Act.

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ICYMI: Scott Responds to Backlash Against SCOTUS Vote on Fox News

Thursday | April 7, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Fox & Friends on Fox News to respond to backlash against his opposition to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

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Scott, Cassidy Working to Save School Choice After Bureaucrats Threaten to Gut It

Wednesday | April 6, 2022

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.), and 11 colleagues today urged the Department of Education to reconsider proposed rules that would redefine the Charter School Program, stripping parents of their ability to choose the best school for their child.

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Scott, Reed Introduce Resolution Declaring April Financial Literacy Month

Wednesday | April 6, 2022

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), co-chairs of the Financial Literacy Caucus, introduced a resolution declaring the month of April as Financial Literacy Month. 

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Senators Scott, Crapo, Colleagues: Biden Tax Mandate Unconstitutional

Wednesday | April 6, 2022

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, led an amicus brief at the 11th Circuit Court, arguing that President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) unconstitutionally blocks states from lowering taxes.

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Scott, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Law Enforcement De-escalation Training Act

Tuesday | April 5, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), and others in introducing the bipartisan Law Enforcement De-escalation Training Act to help law enforcement respond more effectively to people suffering with mental or behavioral health crises.

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