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 guests are Sen. Tom Davis (R-Beaufort & Jasper) and Sen. Creighton Coleman (D-Fairfield, Chester & York), as they discuss S-92, a bill that the Senate passed with amendments on 2nd reading yesterday. This bill, as originally introduced, was entitled the NDAA Nullification Act of 2013, whereby the bill would nullify the National Defense Authorization Act passed by Congress.
Sen. Brad Hutto (D-Orangeburg) and Sen. Shane Martin (R-Spartanburg), both members of the Senate Medical Affairs Affordable Care Act Subcommittee, discuss Medicaid expansion in South Carolina from the Senate perspective.
This week’s guests are Coretta Bedsole, Principal at Palmetto Public Affairs, and Barbara Wright, Executive Director at Helping Hands Adult Day Care in Cayce, South Carolina. This week's topic is Adult Day Care in our state, including awareness of the types of care options available, the benefits of Adult Day Care, and some of the challenges that Adult Day Care owners are facing.
This week's guests are Rep. G. Murrell Smith, Jr. (R) Sumter and Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter (D) Orangeburg. The topic is Medicaid expansion in South Carolina.
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.