Weekly Updates

A Week of Great Economic News for Spartanburg!

The House of Representatives returned from its scheduled furlough (and winter storm) week to a massive influx of great economic news. We didn’t spent much time on the House floor in full session this...

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A Supreme Court Election and Good Disaster Response

Let me begin this week’s report with a light moment as Representative Derham Cole, Tom Lawson and I served salmon stew at the Glendale Baptist Church last Saturday night to raise funds for the Glendale Cemetery....

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A "Snow Day" Update

I hope you weathered the winter storm safely. It’s a sport in our state to criticize officials for closing things early, but as we saw pictures from cities like Atlanta on Wednesday, it is...

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Government Restructuring is Close to Reality!

    Dear Friends, The General Assembly returned to Columbia this week for the second half of our two-year term. We made significant progress on a notable Republican Caucus agenda item. After more than...

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State House Update – What We Achieved

Legislative Update I want to wish each of you a very Happy Fourth of July. We need to pause by giving thanks to God for the freedoms we enjoy by living in this great...

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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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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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