State House Report #7

Education, Ethics Reform & Judicial Update The House adjourned Wednesday due to inclement weather, shaving a legislative day from the calendar, but not before we moved on education reform, advanced an omnibus ethics reform bill, and received an update on the state of South Carolina’s judicial system. On Monday, House Speaker Jay Lucas set priorities […]

Celebrity Waiter Fundraiser!!

*PLEASE NOTE: Rep Pope was given the date of September 9th which he mentions in the video; in reviewing the calendar for the event, it will actually be taking place on Friday, September 5th. We hope to see you there!* Tommy talks about the Celebrity Waiter Fundraiser to benefit Republican Candidates on Friday, September 5th hosted by the Clover/Lake […]

Statehouse Report Week 15

A Record of Achievement and a Shorter Session The House of Representatives adjourned for a week after finishing a successful “crossover week” and getting important House legislation moved to the Senate. We’ve nearly completed our agenda with more than a month left in the session. Once again, the House Republican Caucus has worked hard to […]

Statehouse Report — Week 14

Creating a Stronger Ethics Law The House approved dozens of pieces of legislation this week in advance of the “crossover” deadline on May 1. The most important piece of legislation on our calendar was a major reform package to our two-decades old ethics laws. First, a little background. The House Republican Caucus, the House Democratic […]

Statehouse Report- Week 13

The Final Caucus Agenda Items Two bills received key committee approval this week, setting up critical floor debates before the “crossover” deadline on May 1. The House Judiciary Committee approved a substantial ethics reform package that has been the result of months of debate and discussion between Republicans and Democrats, the House and the Senate, […]