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Dec. 25, 2019: Merry Christmas from Senator Tim Scott

I am especially thankful for the many gifts God has given me, as well as the gift of representing the greatest state in the Union in the United States Senate. Read More

Dec. 17, 2019: Scott Applauds Passage of FY 2020 NDAA

“South Carolinians have a unique bond with our nation’s military, and we know how important it is that we ensure that our men and women are equipped with the tools they need to defend and protect this great nation,” - Senator Tim Scott. Read More

Dec. 9, 2019: Scott, Warner Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Hiring + Retention of Senior

This bill will help senior living facilities caring for aging adults to better screen, hire, and retain quality staff, by providing nursing home operators with access to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) – an existing national criminal background check system – a move that would give employers greater ability to screen and vet potential employees to ensure that caregivers do not have a history that would endanger the seniors under their care. Read More

Dec. 6, 2019: The IMPACT Act | Update

“Opportunity Zones provide thousands of low-income communities, both urban and rural, across the country with the potential to transform the future for generations to come,” - Senator Tim Scott. Read More

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Dec. 5, 2019: Scott Leads Bipartisan Passage of the FUTURE Act to Help Students

Legislation provides $255 million annually for HBCUs and Minority Serving Institutions, cuts up to 22 questions from the federal student aid application form, and eliminates bureaucratic verification nightmare for most students. Read More

Dec. 4, 2019: PSC decision protects monopolies, hurts ratepayers | Opinion

"Dominion and Duke’s objective is to retain monopoly control of power generation and to protect their power plant investments from competition and cheaper alternatives." - Sen. Tom Davis, Read More

Dec. 4, 2019: Scott, Blackburn Introduce Modern Worker Empowerment Act

“One of the many jobs I have the privilege of doing in Washington is ensuring that government keeps up with the amazing ingenuity of the American economy,” said Senator Tim Scott. “My Modern Worker Empowerment Act makes certain that federal statute is clarified to enhance American workers and our booming economy.” Read More

November 29, 2019: Why SC legislature will fight for solar energy after crippling ruling | Opinion

"After the S.C. General Assembly passed landmark legislation demonstrating our desire to expand the solar market, giving solar its shot as a legitimate, cost-competitive energy source, the PSC has made a decision that could force solar companies to pack up and leave South Carolina." - Rep. Shannon Erickson, Read More

November 18, 2019: Senator Tim Scott | Weekly Newsletter

Opportunity Zones, CO ALERTS Act, National Apprenticeship Week & Angels in Adoption. Read More

November 15, 2019: SC Opportunity Zones need bipartisan fix, not partisan posturing | Editorial

"Plenty of folks across the aisle know that there are avenues where we can move forward together. Let’s not allow politics to get in the way of progress — too much is at stake." - Sen. Tim Scott, Read More

November 14, 2019: Bill Herbkersman - The Good Way is the Best Way

"When we began the development process for the Promenade, our engineers told us we could do it the cheap and dirty way, or the good way. As I had invited all of Bluffton to witness how we did this development, I was more than happy to do it the good way. - Bill Herbkersman, Read More

October 15, 2019: Senator Tim Scott | Weekly Newsletter

From Greenville to the Lowcounty, Senator Scott made stops all around the state of South Carolina last week! Read More

October 7, 2019: Senator Tim Scott | Weekly Newsletter

Enhancing entrepreneurship through the 21st Century Act, happenings around the state + more ... Click here to for updates from Senator Scott's Weekly Newsletter 

September 25, 2019: Graham Statements on Impeachment and The Release of Transcripts

“Impeachment over this?  What a nothing (non-quid pro quo) burger.  Democrats have lost their minds when it comes to President Trump.” Read More

September 16, 2019: Senator Tim Scott - Weekly Newsletter

Remembering 9/11, Judicial Nominees. the Co Alerts Act and more ... Click here to for updates from Senator Scott's Weekly Newsletter.

September 10, 2019: Senator Tom Davis - Updates and Progress made at site of burning debris

"To date, more than 7,187 tons of material have been removed to other facilities with better environmental protections and at locations more remote from heavily populated areas and environmentally sensitive watersheds." Read More

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September 10, 2019: Scott Applauds House Passage of CO ALERTS Act

“After learning about the unfortunate incidents that happened in my home state of South Carolina, I made it my top priority to ensure the safety of all families moving forward,” said Senator Tim Scott. “This bill will save lives, and its House passage is an important step towards Senate consideration of the CO ALERTS Act.” Read More

August 26, 2019: Senator Tom Davis - Updates and Progress made at site of burning debris

As of yesterday (Sunday), 350 truckloads (3,385 tons) of debris have been removed from Abel Contracting's facility to Waste Management's Hickory Hill landfill near Ridgeland. Read More

August 19, 2019: Senator Davis - Burning debris at Able Contracting in Jasper County

South Carolina State Senator Tom Davis released a statement regarding the fires at Able Contracting’s construction and demolition recycling facility in Jasper County, near Highway 170. Read More

August 1, 2019: Scott Statement On Budget Vote

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below after voting against a $2.7 trillion dollar budget proposal. “While I certainly applaud the authors of this deal for a good faith effort to set government spending for the next two years, unfortunately, the spending levels are far too high,” Senator Scott said. “We certainly need to make sure our Armed Forces and veterans are taken care of, but the tens of billions in additional spending demanded by House Democrats outside of those two areas is simply irresponsible.” 

July 12, 2019: Senator Scott Accepting Applications for Fall 2019 Internships

The internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students practical experience in constituent services, the legislative process, government policy, and press. Read More + Application Details

July 11, 2019: Sen. Scott, Schatz aim to Preserve + Protect Flood-Prone Communities across America

The Repeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act provides the first step towards breaking the costly cycle of repeated flooding and rebuilding by providing our communities with more tools to take proactive steps to reduce flood risk. “Having grown up along South Carolina’s coast, I know all too well of the dangers and uneasiness that flooding can bring to families across our state and nation,” said Senator Scott. Read More