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February 17, 2017

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Week six of the current legislative session brought sad news to the State House following the sudden death of Representative Joe Neal. House members abruptly adjourned on Wednesday in his honor. The Senate cancelled their meetings Wednesday afternoon...
February 10, 2017

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Numerous subcommittee and committee meetings took place in both the Senate and House of Representatives this week. On Wednesday, the Senate held a ceremony to unveil a portrait of Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, which will hang in the...
February 3, 2017

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The General Assembly met this past week in Joint Session to elect judges for a number of vacant judicial seats, including a seat on the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals. The Senate debated and ultimately passed a bill that would provide for the...
January 27, 2017

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This was a historic week at the State House as Governor Nikki Haley resigned to take a post in the Trump Administration, and Lieutenant Governor Henry McMaster was sworn in as Governor and Senator Kevin Bryant as Lieutenant Governor. Both chambers...
January 20, 2017

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The second week of the legislative session saw numerous subcommittee and committee meetings as bills were debated and sent to the respective chambers for future floor debate. BUDGET Numerous budget subcommittees of the House Ways and Means...
January 11, 2017

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The 122nd General Assembly convened at noon this past Tuesday and will meet every Tuesday through Thursday until Sine Die adjournment, which is scheduled for May 11. On Wednesday, Governor Nikki Haley delivered her annual State of the Address. House...

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