Bipartisan DOT Reform Package Advances in State Senate

SC_State_House_at_evening

A Senate Transportation subcommittee advanced a bill today that would restructure the Department of Transportation. The 4500 employee agency faces increasing criticism from taxpayers and lawmakers frustrated with lack of accountability and transparency.

Sign up and share this post with your friends!

Looking back- What’s coming this week March 16th

544684_10151319449387329_2071497087_n

Week in review/ Looking forward week of March 16th

Last week:

The Senate gave third reading to the following bills: S.463 (Harvesting Game), S.534 (Clarendon County School Districts) and S.179 Definition of Alcoholic Liquors).

The Senate gave second reading to the following bills:...[Read More]

Sign up and share this post with your friends!

Senator Harvey Peeler Proposes Division of DHEC

peeler-harvey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT SARAH PARKER MOUNCE

SarahParkerMounce@scsenate.gov

 

Senator Harvey Peeler Proposes Division of DHEC

Bill would divide DHEC into two different entities

Columbia, SC –March 11, 2015- Senator Harvey Pe...[Read More]

Sign up and share this post with your friends!

Looking back- What’s coming up this week

read_blog

Week in review/ Looking forward week of March 9th     

Last week:

The Senate and House ratified S.8 (Adjutant General), S.225 (State Health Plan), S.342 (Annual Enterprise Risk Report), S.364 (S.C. Read to Succeed) and H.3519 (Raffles). S.8 and H.3519 will go into effect immediately. ...[Read More]

Sign up and share this post with your friends!

Senator Shane Massey Proposes Regulatory Overhaul

massey-shane

Senator Shane Massey took the floor of the Senate this week to talk about state agencies’ free-wheeling regulatory process and proposed a change that would give the General Assembly more oversight of the process.

Sign up and share this post with your friends!

Week in Review- What’s Coming This Week

544684_10151319449387329_2071497087_n

The Senate gave second reading to the domestic violence bill with an amendment allowing for judges’ discretion on third degree whether to take away fire arms. S.469 (Jasper County Board of Education) was given third reading along with S.160 (Funeral Directors) and S.397 (State Income Tax Laws and Internal Revenue Code).

Sign up and share this post with your friends!

South Carolina Senate Passes Domestic Violence Bill

south-carolina-senate-chamber-john-lindroth

The Senate debated the domestic violence bill Wednesday afternoon. The bill was given second reading with an amendment giving judge’s discretion on domestic violence third degree whether to strip abusers of their gun rights.

Sign up and share this post with your friends!

Looking back – What’s coming this week Feb. 23rd

SC_State_House_at_evening

Week in review/ Looking forward week of February 23rd   

Last week:

The Senate had second readings on S.469 (Jasper County Board of Education), H.3118 (Department of Natural Resources), S.160 (Funeral Directors) and S. 397 (State Income Tax Laws and Internal Revenue Code). There was al...[Read More]

Sign up and share this post with your friends!