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Greg’s Legislative Updates

01 Feb Ethics, Education & Streamlining Government

Exactly one year ago this week I wrote to notify you: The South Carolina House of Representatives advanced two important milestone pieces of legislation taking a major step forward in overhauling the state’s antiquated ethics laws that govern elected and appointed officials at all levels of...

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22 Jan Committee Work and State of the State

There was lots of activity in the State House this week as we continued the early stages of the legislative cycle and heard from the governor in her annual State of the State address on Wednesday evening. My Republican colleagues and I were happy to hear...

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16 Jan Challenges and Conservative Solutions – Week One

The South Carolina General Assembly convened this week for the first time in 2016, marking the beginning of the second half of the biennial legislative session. The Republican Caucus remains focused on tackling the big issues you have told me matter a great deal to you....

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13 Jul Roads Bill Update

The House passed new comprehensive legislation aimed at roads while reforming SCDOT - the Senate has been debating the same, so we'll have to wait till next year's legislative session to bring it in for landing - in the meanwhile, here are the nitty-gritty details...

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29 May Supreme Court Chief Justice & College Savings Plan

The final week of the legislative session is upon us, and with most of the House’s major work complete, all eyes were trained on the Senate. Budget: The Senate recently completed its budget debate. After my colleagues and I made some changes this week, we sent...

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17 May Police Body Cameras & Mental Health

Well, there are three weeks left in the 2015 legislative session - the House worked this past week on getting some Senate legislation through for a vote and tying up loose ends. The biggest issue we dealt with this past week was how to appropriately move...

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10 May SC State & Legislative Oversight Committee

The House wrapped up the week with House negotiators having resolved the serious issues surrounding SC State University. This plan closely resembles the previous House plan I shared earlier a number of weeks ago. Under this proposal the Governor, Treasurer, Chairman of Senate Finance, Chairman...

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01 May Crossover Success – A Record of Achievement

The House of Representatives adjourned for the week after finishing a successful “crossover” period and getting important House legislation moved to the Senate. We’ve nearly completed our agenda with more than a month left in the session. The House has approved an ethics reform package that...

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