April 23, 2014

Legislative Update – April 23, 2014

Tommy is out of session this week but he’s still in Columbia meeting with the Constitutional Laws Subcommittee to continue work on the ethics bill. He […]
April 10, 2014

Statehouse Report #12 – Moving Critical Legislation to the Senate

 We spent a number of very long days on the floor this week clearing legislation off the House calendar before the May 1 “Crossover Deadline” – which is […]
April 9, 2014

Legislative Update – April 9, 2014

This week we’re debating the bingo bill and continuing work on the ethics and school start date bills. We also asked the 3rd graders from Larne […]
April 3, 2014

Statehouse Report #11 – Sprinting toward the ‘Crossover’ Deadline

There are two legislative weeks left before the “Crossover” deadline – the date when legislation must reach the Senate to be considered in the normal course […]
April 2, 2014

Legislative Update – April 2, 2014

Tommy checks in to discuss some of the bills they’re working on getting to the Senate by month’s end so they have a chance at passing […]
March 27, 2014

Statehouse Report #10 – Fixing the Ethics Reform Act

Two major pieces of legislation moved in the South Carolina House this week that have received a lot of public attention – the Ethics Reform Act […]
March 26, 2014

Legislative Update – March 26, 2014

Tommy Pope checks in with us from Columbia, SC. This week he’s back in subcommittees handling the Capitol Police Force bill, the ethics bill, the electronic […]
March 21, 2014

Statehouse Report #9 – More jobs, a Pro-Life Victory, and Securing Your Information

With the State Budget behind us and in the Senate, the House turns our attention to the traditional “second half” of the legislative session. This week […]
March 21, 2014

Legislative Update – March 21, 2014

Tommy Pope checks in after a big week at the Statehouse that included plenty of committee meetings! He gives us an update on some of the […]
March 14, 2014

Statehouse Report #8 – A Conservative, Balanced State Budget

After three days of debate, and more than 210 roll call votes, the House of Representatives approved the state budget this week and sent it to […]
March 12, 2014

Legislative Update – March 12, 2014

) Tommy checks in to discuss progress on the budget and what issues will be brought to the subcommittees next week.
March 6, 2014

Statehouse Report #7 – The State Budget

Preparing, debating, and approving the state budget is the most important thing we do as legislators each year. I can’t understate how seriously my colleagues take […]