Press Releases

Senator Scott Marks Beginning of National Apprenticeship Week

Monday | November 2, 2015

At the beginning of the first National Apprenticeship Week, which takes place November 1st - 7th, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement … Continue Reading

Scott on Gitmo: US “built a world-class, one-of-a-kind facility in a remote location hundreds of miles away”

Thursday | October 29, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) continues his strong efforts to keep Gitmo detainees at Gitmo. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Statement on Syria

Thursday | October 29, 2015

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Scott: New Deal Ignores America's Demand to Impose Fiscal Order in Washington

Thursday | October 29, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following statement about the budget deal that has emerged from negotiations between the Obama White House and GOP Congressional leadership … Continue Reading


Wednesday | October 28, 2015

Today, U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) held a joint press conference to discuss their visit last week to the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. … Continue Reading

VIDEO: Senator Scott: “Gitmo is The Only Location on Earth to Keep these Enemy Combatants”

Wednesday | October 28, 2015

U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Shelley Capito (R-WV) held a joint press conference today to discuss their visit last week to the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba. … Continue Reading

Scott: Obama Trades Military Readiness for Political Points on Guantanamo

Thursday | October 22, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the statement below following President Barack Obama's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this afternoon. … Continue Reading

Scott to Travel to Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility

Thursday | October 22, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today announced that he will travel to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to visit detention facility in the coming days as part of a congressional delegation. … Continue Reading

Applications for Service Academy Nominations Due Monday, October 26th at 5PM

Wednesday | October 21, 2015

The Office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is accepting applications for Service Academy Nominations through Monday, October 26th at 5PM. … Continue Reading

Scott Praises House Passage of Legislation to Reauthorize DC School Choice Program

Wednesday | October 21, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), a leading advocate for school choice in the U.S. Senate, praised the House of Representatives for passing the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act today. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Fights to Stop Sanctuary City Policies

Tuesday | October 20, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the statement below after Senate Democrats today blocked consideration of the Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act … Continue Reading

Disaster Recovery Centers Open Around South Carolina to Assist Impacted South Carolinians

Wednesday | October 14, 2015

As South Carolina families continue to recover from recent severe storms and flooding, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) highlighted Disaster Recovery Centers opened in eight locations to assist South Carolinians navigate the various recovery assistance options. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Encourages Residents to Stay Vigilant as Flooding Continues in Several Communities

Thursday | October 8, 2015

As the Lowcountry of South Carolina braces for more flooding tomorrow and this weekend, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today encouraged residents along the coast to stay aware of their surroundings. In the next 8-12 hours, Georgetown will begin to see rising water along the Pee Dee and Black Rivers, and Pawley's Island, Jamestown and areas below Givhans Ferry are preparing for serious flooding. Multiple communities along rivers across the state, including the Santee, Edisto and Ashley rivers, are also in danger of flooding. Flooding in parts of the Lowcountry is expected to last for up to 12 days. … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Statement on PACE Act Being Signed Into Law

Thursday | October 8, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement on the President signing the Protecting Affordable Care for Employees (PACE) Act into law. … Continue Reading

Senators Scott, Feinstein, Johnson and Booker Introduce Bill to Extend Successful D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program

Thursday | October 8, 2015

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South Carolinians Impacted By Severe Storms and Flooding Encouraged to Register with FEMA to Be Considered for Recovery Assistance

Wednesday | October 7, 2015

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Scott-Shaheen Measure to Protect Small Businesses from Potential Healthcare Premium Increases in 2016 Heads to President's Desk

Wednesday | September 30, 2015

Today, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), praised the Senate's passage of the PACE Act (H.R. 1624), which protects America's small businesses from healthcare premium increases under the Affordable Care Act. Senators Scott and Shaheen authored the Senate version of the bill (S. 1099) and both serve on the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. … Continue Reading

Scott Opposes Short-Term Continuing Resolution Because We Must Get Our Fiscal House in Order

Wednesday | September 30, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) issued the following statement after voting against a short-term, stopgap funding bill by the U.S. Senate … Continue Reading

Senator Scott Congratulates South Carolina’s 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Tuesday | September 29, 2015

U.S. Senator Tim Scott offered his congratulations to five South Carolina schools today upon their recognition as National Blue Ribbon Schools. … Continue Reading

U.S. Senator Tim Scott Announces Service Academy Nomination Information Sessions for Interested Students and Parents

Monday | September 28, 2015

The Office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will host a series of informational sessions and office hours throughout South Carolina for high school students interested in attending one of the five service academies - U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or U.S. Coast Guard Academy. … Continue Reading

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