With the summer in full swing, the State House Committee (on which I serve) has voted to offer Saturday tours beginning July 12.
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State Representative Rita Allison keeps her constituents up-to-date on legislative matters.
Now that the 120th legislative session has come to a close, the following are some of the highlights of the session. Some of these issues made it to the finish line, while some died.
The final week of the legislative session–since die week or “without days”–always provides a flurry of activity as legislators and senators scramble to get important legislation complete.
This week the 120th regular legislative session comes to an end. We’ll return June 17th to finalize the state budget, if it goes to conference.
This past week was “crossover week” in the South Carolina State House.
The S.C. House has been on furlough and will return April 29th.
This past week, we spent a number of very long days on the floor as we cleared as much legislation off the House calendar before the May 1 “crossover deadline” – which is essentially the day all le
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 of business.
With the State budget behind us and in the Senate, the House turns our attention to the traditional “second half” of the legislative session.
The South Carolina House of Representatives spent this past week debating the 2014-15 state budget. Following are some of the highlights of this year’s House Budget.