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State House Daybook: Feb. 20, 2018

February 19, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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The Senate gavels in at 2 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


The House gavels in at 12 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


Combined meeting schedule:

9:30 a.m., Joint Citizens and Legislative on Children, Gressette Room 207, agenda

9:30 a.m., Senate Finance Transportation and Regulatory Subcommittee Budget Hearing, Gressette Room 307, agenda

10:00 a.m., SC Legislative Black Caucus, Blatt Room 427

10:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.136 and S.833, Gressette Room 408, agenda

11:00 a.m., Senate Finance Committee, Gressette Room 308, agenda, watch 

11:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Committee, Gressette Room 105, agenda, watch

11:00 a.m., House Ways and Means Committee, Blatt Room 521, agenda, watch

11:00 a.m., House Minority Caucus, Blatt Room 305

11:00 a.m., House Judiciary Constitutional Laws Subcommittee on H.3233, Blatt Room 516, agenda

12:00 p.m., House of Representatives State House, House Chamber, watch

2:00 p.m. Senate State House, Senate Chamber, watch

Upon adjournment of the House, Minority Caucus, Blatt Room 305

Upon adjournment of the House, Majority Caucus, Blatt Room 112

2:30 p.m., or 1.5 hours upon adjournment of the House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee, Blatt Room 427, agenda

2:30 p.m., or 1.5 hours upon adjournment of the House, whichever is later House Judiciary Committee, Blatt Room 516, agenda

1.5 hours after the House adjourns E.P.W. Higher Education Subcommittee on H.4440 and H.4931, Blatt Room 321, agenda



The Waiting Game - Plea Deals and Nuclear Deals South Carolina Lede

S.C. lawmakers call for law enforcement probe of bogus pro-utility emails The Post and Courier 

Members of SC board that OK’d SCE&G’s nuclear rate hikes soon could lose their jobs The State 

Imposters invade SC lawmakers’ emails, seeking support for Dominion-SCANA deal The State 

Why Trump might bend nuclear security rules to help Saudi Arabia build reactors in the desert The Washington Post

S Carolina county seeks to keep emergency medical services Associated Press 

Program that feeds seniors around Charleston saw enrollment double in the last year The Post and Courier 

Federal judges order state to pay $2 million in fees in disability case Greenville News

Charleston-area students, parents rally for stricter gun control after Florida school shooting The Post and Courier 

Candidates join in annual GOP President’s Day dinner The Spartanburg Herald Journal

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford's GOP challenger Katie Arrington launches first TV ad The Post and Courier 

Stormy Daniels will hit the stage in S.C. again soon, this time in North Myrtle Beach Charleston City Paper 

Orangeburg's GKN Aerospace, key supplier to Boeing, waits out overseas takeover battle The Post and Courier

So long plastic bags. Here's when Beaufort County is getting rid of them for good. The Island Packet

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