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Legislative Update For Week Of 04/19/2016-04/21/2016

Here are the highlights from last week in the Senate – ROADS AND BRIDGES – On Tuesday, the Senate and House of Representatives agreed to send H. 3579, the bill to reform SCDOT and begin the process of fixing our decrepit infrastructure, to a conference committee to work out differences between the versions each body […]

Ethics Reform in the South Carolina Statehouse—We Need it Now!

As the new Majority Leader is the SC Senate, I expect to be pretty busy. It’s busy in a good way—busy getting things done. My “things-to-do” list is long, and near the top is ethics reform. If we’re going to move forward with conservative solutions to address real concerns that people have, we have to […]

Legislative Update For Week Of 4/12/2016-4/14/2016

Here are the highlights from last week in the Senate – Ethics – The Senate continued debate on reforming our states ethics laws last week. On Wednesday, the Senate passed H. 3186 , a bill that would require all candidates and elected officials to disclose the sources of their private income, i.e. who’s paying them. […]

Shane Massey, Rising GOP Star, Elected New S.C. Senate Majority Leader

Originally published in the Lexington Chronicle (4.11.2016) The S.C. Senate has a new leader – and one very familiar to Lexington County residents. Sen. Shane Massey (R-Edgefield), a member of the Lexington County legislative delegation, on Wednesday was elected the new S.C. Senate Majority Leader by acclamation by the 27 members of the Senate Republican […]