Senator's views concerning a variety of issues.

Sen. Rick Scott to CDC: We Must Understand Social Media’s Impact on Children and Young Adults

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott sent a letter to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky requesting information on CDC studies and actions to address the extended use of social media by American children and young adults, and its potential impact on their health and well-being.

Read the Senator’s letter HERE or below.

April 9, 2021

Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH

Director

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Sen. Rick Scott Urges Chancellor Angela Merkel to Join Call to Move 2022 Olympics Out of Communist China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott sent a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel urging her to join efforts to move the 2022 Olympic Games out of Communist China and to a nation that respects human rights. Senator Scott has made similar requests of President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and French President Emmanuel Macron. Earlier this week, Senator Scott also called for President...

Sen. Rick Scott: Biden’s Inflation Ignorance is Unacceptable, Hurts Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, following the latest Producer Price Index release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Senator Rick Scott released the below statement demanding that President Biden and Congressional Democrats take immediate action to combat the impacts of rising inflation which disproportionately hurts small businesses and low and fixed-income families. Today’s BLS data shows clearly that American producers are charging more for their goods, thereby increasing the prices...

Sen. Rick Scott: Gov. Cuomo’s Decision to Send $15,000 Checks to Illegal Aliens is a Shameful Misuse of American Taxpayer Dollars

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released the following statement after the State of New York revealed its plans to spend $2.1 billion to provide up to $15,600 to illegal aliens who lost work during the pandemic. New York is using funding it received from President Biden’s wasteful, untargeted $1.9 trillion “COVID” spending bill, which dedicated less than 10% of its overall price tag to fighting COVID-19, and included $360 billion for state and local bailouts that predominantly...

El Senador Rick Scott honra la vida de Jereima "Jeri" Bustamante en el tercer aniversario de su fallecimiento

WASHINGTON, D.C. – El Senador Rick Scott anunció una resolución en honor a la memoria de Jereima "Jeri" Bustamante, Secretaria de Prensa del Senador Scott, quien hace tres años falleció en un trágico accidente.

El Senador Rick Scott dijo: “El año pasado ha sido un desafío para nuestra nación y un recordatorio constante de disfrutar cada minuto que tenemos con amigos, familiares y seres queridos, algo que Jeri siempre hizo. Jeri fue amable y con su cálida sonrisa siempre trató de hacer que tu...

Sen. Rick Scott Honors Life of Jereima “Jeri” Bustamante on 3rd Anniversary of Her Passing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott announced a resolution honoring the memory of Jereima ‘‘Jeri’’ Bustamante, Senator Scott’s long-time press secretary, who was lost in a tragic accident three years ago today.

 

Senator Rick Scott said, “This past year has been a challenge for our nation, and a constant reminder to enjoy every minute we have with friends, family and loved ones – something Jeri always did. Jeri was kind, with a warm smile, and she always tried to make your day better....

Sen. Rick Scott Leads Letter Demanding Information from DOJ, DHS and FBI on Portland Violence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Senators Rick Scott, Mike Lee, Ted Cruz, and Tom Cotton sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray to ask what their agencies are doing to protect the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland, Oregon. The Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse has been the target of repeated attacks by left-wing extremists over the past...

Sen. Rick Scott Urges French President Macron to Join Call to Move Winter Olympics Out of Communist China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Senator Rick Scott sent a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron urging him to join global efforts to move the 2022 Olympic Games out of Communist China and to a nation that respects human rights. Senator Scott has made similar requests of President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Read the Senator’s letter HERE or below.

April 6, 2021

The Honorable...

Sen. Rick Scott: Biden-Yellen Tax Plan Hurts American Jobs, Gives Away America’s Economic Sovereignty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released the below statement following remarks by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen this week advocating for a global minimum corporate tax rate. In addition to his proposal to raise America’s corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%, President Biden is also proposing to double the taxes paid by corporations on foreign income from 10.5% to 21%.

Senator Rick Scott said, “President Biden has made his vision for America clear: the days of exceptionalism are...

Sen. Rick Scott to President Biden: Prioritize National Security; Refuse Reckless Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released the statement below as negotiations take place on how the United States can re-join the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, including reports that the United States may lift sanctions on the Iranian regime in exchange for a return to the Iran Deal. Senator Scott, along with Senators Joni Ernst and Kevin Cramer, introduced a resolution in February expressing opposition to the Iran nuclear deal.

Senator Rick...