State House Today presents This Week in the State House featuring Lieutenant Governor Glenn F. McConnell. The live stream begins at 9:30 a.m. every Thursday. On television, watch ETV World or check your local listing.
This week's topic is transportation with Rep. Dennis C. Moss (R-Cherokee) and Douglas A. Wright; CEO of Senior Solutions in Anderson, S.C. The discussion will be about our state's network of transportation resources and what can be done to improve the efficiency and accessibility while lessening budgetary concerns.
This week's guests are Tony Kester, Director, Office on Aging and Dale Watson, State Ombudsman, Office on Aging. They will discuss details of the Office on Aging’s Ombudsman Program and how it is used to improve the quality of life and quality of care for all residents in long-term care facilities across the state.
The guest for this week was Senator Robert Ford (D-Charleston) and Senator Lee Bright (R- Spartanburg). The topic will be about the issue of raffle, sweepstakes, and modernization of gambling laws. What are the benefits and drawbacks?
This week's SCETV teleconference hosted by Lt. Governor Glenn McConnell will feature Senator Kevin Bryant (R-Anderson) and Rep. Jim Merrill (R-Charleston) as they discuss the issue of oversight of the process whereby state regulations are promulgated through the Administrative Procedures Act and its impact on businesses and citizens of this state.
This week's guests are Marjorie Johnson, speaker of the Silver-Haired Legislature, Beth Sulkowski with the Alzheimer's Association, and Teresa Arnold with AARP. Topics will cover the aging population over sixty and the issues facing them.