Press Releases

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


Senator Tim Scott’s Office to Host Service Academy Workshops

Friday | September 6, 2013

U.S. Senator Tim Scott's office will host workshops throughout South Carolina in September for students interested in attending a service academy. Each workshop will feature a representative from the United States Air Force Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Military Academy, and United States Naval Academy and will allow students and parents to ask questions and gather information about attending a service academy as well as the nomination and application process. Senator Scott's office will host nine informational sessions over two consecutive Saturdays in September. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Completes 46-County Tour of South Carolina

Tuesday | August 27, 2013

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) completed a 46-county tour of South Carolina this week, visiting every county in the state since he joined the Senate earlier this year. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott to Visit McCormick, Greenwood, and Abbeville Counties on Monday

Friday | August 23, 2013

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will be in McCormick, Greenwood, and Abbeville on Monday to talk with constituents and address the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce. … Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott Asks Constituents to Share Images for “This is Our South Carolina” Facebook Cover Photo Theme

Thursday | August 22, 2013

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Senator Scott to Visit Richland, Sumter, and Calhoun Counties on Monday

Thursday | August 15, 2013

Columbia, SC - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will be in Richland, Sumter, and Calhoun on Monday to participate in a South Carolina tourism roundtable, meet with constituents, and tour Shaw Air Force Base. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Applauds Court Ruling Instructing Obama Administration to Follow Law

Wednesday | August 14, 2013

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) applauded a ruling today by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals that the Obama administration must follow existing law by resuming a previously abandoned review of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage project. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Statement on Reid Remarks

Friday | August 9, 2013

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Senator Scott to Visit Eight Counties Next Monday and Tuesday

Wednesday | August 7, 2013

Charleston, SC - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will visit Berkeley, Georgetown, Williamsburg, Lee, Florence, Marlboro, Chesterfield, and Clarendon counties next Monday and Tuesday. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Asks Supreme Court to Protect Expressions of Faith in Public Settings

Tuesday | August 6, 2013

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined his Senate colleagues today to call on the Supreme Court to protect religious liberty by filing an amicus brief regarding the landmark case Town of Greece v. Galloway. … Continue Reading


Scott Statement on President's Address

Monday | July 29, 2013

Washington - U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement regarding the President's address in Chattanooga, TN today. … Continue Reading

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