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State House Update – Compromise Budget

Legislative Update Last week the General Assembly returned to the State House to finalize the 2013-2014 state budget after a House-Senate conference committee worked to hammer out differences in the budget versions passed earlier...

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State House Update – Wrapping Up

Legislative Update We are beginning our final two week of the first year of a two year session and have many items to complete before we leave on June 6. However, we will be...

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State House Update – Furlough Week

The House is on furlough this week and will be saving the taxpayers $50,000 in expenses. Last week was our crossover week and a number of bills passed from both bodies and will be...

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Tallon Awarded ‘SCFOP Legislator of the Year’

South Carolina Fraternal Order of Police October 15, 2012 Representative Eddie Tallon Awarded ‘SCFOP Legislator of the Year’ Award for Law Enforcement and Public Safety Initiatives that Improve Quality of Life in South Carolina...

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CALEA Appoints Rep. Tallon to Commission

CALEA Appoints Rep. Tallon to Commission Gainesville, Virginia, October 11, 2012 – CALEA, the Gold Standard in Public Safety Accreditation, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Commissioner ─ the Honorable Edward R....

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Weekly State House Update – The final week of session

Legislative Update The House adjourned Thursday, Sine Die, to return on September 11, 2012 to take up any vetoes the Governor may enact when she reviews the 2012-2103 budget. In the event we need...

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Weekly State House Update – "Sine Die" Week

Legislative Update The gavel dropped in the House of Representatives at 5:00 p.m. Thursday June 7, 2012 (as required by the Constitution) bringing to a close the second and final year of the 119th...

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Weekly State House Update

Legislative Update There has been a flurry of activity at the SC State House as the end of session nears Thursday. Last week’s pace of voting will pale to this week when legislators make...

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Weekly State House Update – Items Still Pending in the Senate

Legislative Update We are in the process of winding down the second year of a two year session. Any bill that does not get passed by June 7, 2012 is dead. If this is...

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Weekly State House Update – Department of Administration

Legislative Update I talked last week about our “copper bill” and the problem I had getting an amendment passed because of the gameness rule. Well, we made some minor changes and got it passed,...

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