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Author: Suzanne Pritchard

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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15 Apr Some Facts About SC Roads

Annual average amount spent on roads per mile (regional): South Carolina - $15,000 (Have not raised tax since 1987) Georgia - $35,000 (this number will increase as they passed a $900 M gas tax increase in MARCH 2015) North Carolina - $150,000 (currently seeking new ways to fund...

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14 Apr House Passes Comprehensive Domestic Violence Legislation

After months of study and debate, the SC House just passed a comprehensive domestic violence bill with an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 101-9. Far too many South Carolinians have tragically lost their lives as a result of domestic violence. We have an obligation to protect...

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30 Mar Human Trafficking, Uber & Movement on Roads

This past week we took additional steps to combat human trafficking, passed a reform measure to assist the ride-sharing industry, and consolidated road improvement and tax reform proposals. Cracking down on human trafficking in South Carolina has been, and continues to be, a priority for us....

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21 Mar Cracking Down on Domestic Violence & SC State Resolution

This week, the SC House of Representatives advanced legislation cracking down on domestic violence. We also took decisive action by passing a resolution concerning the overhaul of South Carolina State University. Reports indicate that South Carolina’s murder rate of women killed by men sits at 2x...

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