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Legislative Update- Week Of 02/04/2016-02/06/2016

Here are the highlights from the fourth week of 2016 legislative session in the Senate – FRUSTRATION ABOUT ROADS AND BRIDGES – The Senate has made little progress so far this year on plans to address our state’s challenges with roads and bridges. That lack of progress has led to a good bit of frustration […]

Legislative Update For Week Of 01/26/2016 – 01/28/2016

Here are the highlights from the third week of 2016 legislative session in the Senate – ROADS AND BRIDGES – The Senate’s Transportation and Finance Committees met several times last week to discuss roads and bridges.  The Transportation Committee focused on reforming the governance at SCDOT while the Finance Committee discussed funding and tax relief […]

Legislative Update For Week Of 01/19/2016-01/21/2016

Here are the highlights from the first week of 2016 legislative session in the Senate – ROADS AND BRIDGES – There were several discussions last week among senators about roads and bridges.  I expect the Finance Committee to vet various ideas on Tuesday with the full Senate to begin debate on Wednesday. STATE OF THE […]

Legislative Update- Week Of 01/12/2016-01/14/2016

Here are the highlights from the first week of 2016 legislative session in the Senate – COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS – Senators selected committees on Tuesday, and I kept the same committees I have had.  Here are my committee assignments for this session – Judiciary Rules Agriculture and Natural Resources Corrections and Penology Labor, Commerce & Industry […]