Press Releases

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: 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

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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