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Statement On The Confederate Flag

The racially-motivated murders of nine innocent men and women at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston following a Bible study last Wednesday have shaken all of us. I still find it difficult to believe that a person could harbor so much senseless hate that would lead to these horrific crimes. We have heard that the murderer […]

Legislative Update for Week of 6/16/15-6/18/15

The General Assembly returned last week for a special session to work on the state budget. Here are the highlights from last week’s action in the Senate – Shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston – As everyone knows by now, nine innocent individuals – six women and three men – were tragically murdered in […]

Legislative Update for Week Of 6/2/15-6/4/15

Here are the highlights from last week’s action in the Senate – Upcoming Legislative Schedule – The General Assembly concluded its regular session last Thursday, but there are still a few things left to do. A conference committee of House and Senate negotiators is working to iron out differences in the budget and a few […]

Legislative Update for the Week of 5/19/15 – 5/21/15

The General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn at 5:00 on Thursday, June 5, 2015. Therefore, there are six legislative days remaining this session. Here are the highlights from last week’s action in the Senate – Abortions after 20 weeks – The Senate continued debating H. 3114, a bill that would prohibit abortions after the 20th week […]