January 31, 2019

Legislative Update: Week 3, 2019

Legislative Update: Week 3 Overview: Working closely with Gov. Henry McMaster, leaders in the House and Senate promised to be bold this legislative session, and this […]
January 31, 2019

Legislative Update: Week 2, 2019

Legislative Update: Week 2   Overview of the week: We have been hard at work in Columbia this week in committees focusing on the 500 bills […]
October 10, 2018

House Passes Revenue Neutral Conformity Bill

House Passes Revenue Neutral Conformity Bill   Sends legislation to Governor for signature     (Columbia, SC) – House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) issued the […]
August 10, 2018

Summer Days

  Tommy is back in the office to talk about the Republican caucus for August and the upcoming election plans including events such as Summerfest.
July 20, 2018

2018 House Republican Caucus End Of Session Report

  2018 House Republican Caucus End Of Session Report   Government Reorganization And Reform: H.4977 – Governor And Lieutenant Governor Restructuring Formalizes the 2012 voter-approved constitutional […]
June 21, 2018

The Boys of Summer

Tommy discusses his summer so far at work, the Governor, what to expect from the session next week, and Downtown Live tomorrow night.
May 29, 2018

End of Session Update

  Earlier this month, the legislature concluded its regular session as defined by the state constitution. I have worked diligently to fulfill my promises to streamline […]
May 14, 2018

Statehouse Report #17

Sine Die, Extended Session   Thursday marked what is known as Sine Die – or “without days” –, the traditional deadline for passing legislation during regular session of […]
May 7, 2018

Statehouse Report #16

Public School Safety, Prison Security Measures, Homeowner Association Transparency Requirements, & State Schools Chief   The House took a major step on Thursday to make our public schools […]
April 30, 2018

Statehouse Report #15

SCE&G, Beachfront Management Reform Act, Six Days Until Sine Die   The South Carolina House declined to concur on Wednesday with a Senate bill that would not eliminate […]
April 23, 2018

Statehouse Report #14

Enhanced Sanctuary City Ban, Sentencing Reform, & Opioid Prevention Bill Passes   This week the House of Representatives amended and overwhelmingly passed a bill (72-36) to […]
April 16, 2018

Statehouse Report #13

Crossover Week & Primary Election   This week marked what is known as the “crossover” deadline, in which bills passed by either the full House or […]