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Author: Suzanne Pritchard

06 Mar 8th Week of Legislative Session

We finished up our 8th week of legislative session in the South Carolina House by passing a final ethics reform package and a bill that shortens the legislative session. My colleagues and I worked diligently this week to clear the House calendar as we enter into...

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27 Feb Education, Ethics Reform & Judicial Update

The House adjourned Wednesday due to inclement weather, but not before we moved on education reform, advanced an omnibus ethics reform bill, and received an update on the state of South Carolina’s judicial system. On Tuesday, our House Speaker, Jay Lucas, set priorities and expectations for...

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16 Feb Road Improvement Funding

Last week two road improvement funding proposals - the House Transportation Infrastructure Ad-Hoc Committee (H.3579) and one resembling Governor Nikki Haley's plan (H.3580) - were introduced. Both bills head to the House Ways and Means Committee where work will begin to find common ground. The...

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06 Feb Transparency, Ethics, & Protecting our Citizens

All members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council and City Manager visited the Capitol this week working on support for key local projects. This week the work of the Republicans in the House of Representatives was described by House Republican Majority Leader Bruce Bannister as...

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30 Jan Ethics and Infrastructure

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 government. The first - revamps the makeup of the South Carolina...

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23 Jan Progress Continues On Roads and Ethics

At the Statehouse this week the major focus was on finding additional money to repair South Carolina’s deteriorating roads. The issue was advanced when Governor Nikki Haley delivered her annual State of the State address. My Republican colleagues and I were happy to hear the...

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16 Jan The New Legislative Session Dawns

The South Carolina General Assembly convened the 121st Regular Session this week with much pomp and circumstance with the inauguration of the Governor and the oath of office administered to the state’s Constitutional Officers. The Republican Caucus is focused on the big issues of helping make...

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