State House Daybook April 11, 2018


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The Senate gavels in at 10 a.m. Watch live here. Calendar. Journal.


The House gavels in at 10 a.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


Combined meeting schedule:

9:00 a.m., House Business, Commerce, and Administrative Subcommittee of the Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee, Blatt Room 108, agenda, watch

9:00 a.m., House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee, Blatt Room 516, agenda

9:00 a.m., House E.P.W. Higher Education Subcommittee on S.937, Blatt Room 433, agenda

10:00 a.m., House of Representatives, State House, House Chamber, watch

10:00 a.m., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, watch

12:00 p.m., Joint assembly to select trustees for certain educational institutions 
Immediately upon adjournment of the House, Special Laws Subcommittee on S.812 and S.918, Blatt Room 516, agenda

Immediately upon adjournment of the House, House Legislative Ethics Committee, Blatt Room 511, agenda

Immediately upon adjournment of the House, E.P.W. Motor Vehicles Subcommittee on S.874S.1083 and H.5148, Blatt Room 433, agenda

30 minutes after the House adjourns, Economic Development, Transportation and Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 321, agenda, watch

2:00 p.m., House Agriculture Subcommittee, Blatt Room 110, agenda, watch



2:30 p.m., Gov. HenryMcMaster will participate in the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Science presentation, State House, first floor lobby, Columbia, S.C.



Nuclear Boondoggle II - Red Flags South Carolina Lede 

Senators consider adding proposals on abortion, pay raises in the budget The Post and Courier

South Carolina House kills pro-solar bill after last-minute rule change The Post and Courier

Utilities kill solar bill despite majority support in SC House The State

Dominion Energy revives S.C. ad campaign as lawmakers near decision on nuclear fiasco The Post and Courier

S.C. regulators could consider temporary SCE&G rate cut before resolving nuclear fiasco The Post and Courier

Offshore drilling and exploration is opposed by Greenville City Council Greenville News

Mount Pleasant approves largest plastic bag and foam container ban in state The Post and Courier

SC judge rules political godfather Quinn Sr. must testify to state grand jury The State

All 13 Republican candidates for Greenville seat in Congress reject U.S. Chamber of Commerce  The Post and Courier

The unknown Republican in the SC governor's race just gave $500K to his campaign The State

McMaster leads GOP candidates in latest fundraising for South Carolina governor The Post and Courier

Peculiar history of SC leaders' behavior helps pose dilemma for campaign security costs Anderson Independent Mail

The only Republican woman running for SC governor opposes equal pay law, abortion The State

McMaster calls for Templeton to share details about her taxes, consulting work The Post and Courier

South Carolina congressman won't be charged for showing gun during public meeting The Post and Courier

Opioids causing more in South Carolinia to die prematurely Greenville News

SC colleges are hiking tuition. This one is cutting it 26 percent The State

Study: South should spend on schools, train homegrown talent Associated Press

This SC agency wants to recruit more teachers. Have you seen its new ad? The State

Charleston finally lifts ban on short-term rentals, but the new rules are strict The Post and Courier

SC native to become new commander at Fort Jackson The State

Trump nominates Columbia lawyer as SC's first female US attorney The State



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