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Legislative Update for Week of 4/8/14-4/10/14

Here are the highlights from the last week’s action in the Senate– TEXTING WHILE DRIVING – The Senate passed S. 459 , a bill that would prohibit novice drivers – those with a learner’s permit or a restricted license – from using a cell phone at all while driving.  There were a few attempts to [...]

Legistlative Update for Week of 3/25/14-3/27/14

TEXTING WHILE DRIVING – The Senate made some progress on a bill that would prohibit novice drivers – those with a learner’s permit or a restricted license – from using a cell phone while driving.  I am hopeful that we will be able to get something passed and to the House soon.  I’ll keep you [...]

Legislative Update for Week of 3/18/14-3/20/14

Here are the highlights from last week’s action in the Senate – Resistance to Obamacare – The Senate spent several hours debating H.3101 and voted late Wednesday to reject the House version of the bill.  There were two significant votes.  First, many people (including me) believed the House version of the bill was constitutionally suspect [...]

Legistlative Update for Week of 3/11/14-3/13/14

Here are the highlights from last week’s action in the Senate – Resistance to Obamacare – The Senate continued debate on H.3101, a bill designed to fight Obamacare in South Carolina.  I expect the debate to last a few weeks. State Budget – The House of Representatives debated and passed the state budget last week.  [...]