Weekly Updates

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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Weekly State House Update – Court Ballot Chaos

Legislative Update History was made this week with the ruling byf the SC Supreme Court when the Justices ordered the political parties to remove candidates from the June 12th primary ballot for failure to...

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Weekly State House Update – "Crossover Week"

Legislative Update This past week was the annual ‘Crossover Week’. The May 1st legislative deadline is at hand where House bills must crossover to the Senate and vice versa or they die. We debated...

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Weekly State House Update – The Department of Administration

I am devoting this entire eblast to the issue of restructuring the Department of Administration.  As it now stands, we will begin debating the bill the Senate returned next Wednesday. The House has taken...

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Weekly State House Update – School Choice

We had a very good and most productive week in the House. We were able to get through the entire calendar and had vigorous debate on two highly contested bills. We will be on...

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Weekly State House Update – State Budget

Legislative Update We began session this Monday and debated the 2012/2013 Appropriations and the Capital Reserve Fund. No other bills were considered this week, so I want to let you know what has taken...

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Weekly State House Update – Blue Alert and Budget

Legislative Update This week was filled with debate and committee meetings. I am proud to report that the Blue Alert Bill that I sponsored was signed into law by the Governor. This bill passed...

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Weekly State House Update

Legislative Update We had a good week in the House. I am extremely happy that there was significant progress made on two pieces of legislation that I introduced and have been writing about. The...

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