Introduction: Tim Scott is the senator from South Carolina.Scott is American republican politician. Senator Tim Scott was elected to the Senate in 2013. He has constantly been empowering economic freedom and advancing conservative policies in the Senate.
Birth and family status of Tim Scott: Scott was born on September 19, 1965, and grew up in North Charleston. His mother had to work sixteen hours to support the family after his parents got divorced. At an early age, Scott learned the importance of hard work and living within one’s means. He is currently unmarried.
School and college life of Tim Scott: Scott attended Presbyterian College for a year on a partial football scholarship. He then went on and graduated with a BS in Political Science from Charleston Southern University.
Work experience of Tim Scott: Tim has also built his career in financial advising. He owns Tim Scott Allstate, an insurance company.
Political career of Tim Scott: Scott won his first big election to the Charleston County Council in 1995. He then lost an election for South Carolina’s 42nd Senate district to Robert Ford in 1996. Scott was re-elected to the County Council in 2000 and served faithfully until 2008 after having won a re-election in 2004. He also became the Chairman of the council in 2007. Scott won the election unopposed for the seat in District 17 of the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2008. Furthermore, he also won the elections for the office in 2010 and 2012. He was elected to the US Senate in 2013.
Achievements of Tim Scott: Tim introduced several legislations related to efficient labor management. He also advocated for federal funds for Charleston Harbor Dredging Project stating that large ships could make use of the port while also creating more jobs. Tim also supported the Balanced Budget Amendment and has been constantly supporting the work US has been doing against the terrorism crisis.
Committees Tim Scott is assigned to:
- Senate Finance Committee
- Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
- Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
- Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
- Special Committee on Aging