State House Daybook: April 17, 2018

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


Combined meeting schedule:

10:00 a.m., Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee on H.3622H.3826H.4117H.4486H.4487H.4529H.4600H.4644 and H.4935, Gressette Room 207, agenda

10:00 a.m., House General Laws Subcommittee on S.1116, Blatt Room 516, agenda

10:30 a.m., Senate Property Tax Subcommitte, Gressette Room 408, agenda

11:00 a.m., Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax Subcommittee on S.729S.963 and H.3895, Gressette Room 407, agenda

11:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Committee, Gressette Room 308, agendawatch

11:00 a.m., House Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee, Blatt Room 410, agendawatch

11:30 a.m., Senate Finance K-12 Education Subcommittee, Gressette Room 105, agendawatch

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

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

3:00 p.m., Conference Committee, State House, 3rd Floor Conference Room, agenda

Upon adjournment of the House, General Laws Subcommittee on S.1116, Blatt Room 511, agenda

30 minutes after the House adjourns, Wildlife Subcommittee (Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs), Blatt Room 410, agenda

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, Income Tax Subcommittee on H.5162, Blatt Room 521, agenda, watch

1.5 Hour upon Adjournment, House E.P.W. K-12 Subcommittee on S.28, S.302, S.709, S.857and S.888, Blatt Room 433, agenda

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



Watch live

9:30 a.m.,  Case Title: McGuinn Construction Management, Inc., Respondent, v. Saul Espino and Mara Espino, Petitioners. And Saul Espino and Mara Espino, Petitioners, v. Gates Commons, LLC, S. Wade McGuinn, Individually, and Town of Lexington, Defendants, Of whom Town of Lexington is the Respondent.
Attorneys: Blake A. Hewitt, of Bluestein Thompson Sullivan, LLC, of Columbia and Andrew A. Aun, of Aun & McKay, PA, of Irmo, for Petitioners. S. Jahue Moore and John C. Bradley, Jr., both of Moore Taylor Law Firm, PA, of West Columbia and Andrew F. Lindemann, of Davidson & Lindemann, PA, of Columbia, for Respondents.
Summary: The Court reviews the court of appeals' decision in McGuinn Construction Management, Inc. v. Espino, Op. No. 2016-UP-138 (S.C. Ct. App. filed Mar. 23, 2016).

10:00 a.m., Case Title: The State, Respondent, v. James Simmons, Jr., Petitioner.
Attorneys: Appellate Defender Susan Barber Hackett, of Columbia, for Petitioner. Attorney General Alan McCrory Wilson and Assistant Attorney General William M. Blitch, Jr., both of Columbia, for Respondent.
Summary: The Court reviews the court of appeals' decision in State v. Simmons, Op. No. 2016-UP-182 (S.C. Ct. App. filed Apr. 20, 2016).



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A sampling of violence at South Carolina prisons The Post and Courier

Lawmakers demand reform after 7 die during overnight brawl at SC prison The State 

7 inmates dead, 17 injured after hours of rioting at South Carolina prison The Washington Post

SC prisons besieged by lawsuits alleging violence, unsafe conditions The State

SC leaders on prison riot: 'This was all about territory ... about cellphones' The State

In wake of inmate deaths at Lee Correctional, records show South Carolina prisons are understaffed Greenville News

Victims at South Carolina prison: Some were killers, some hoped for freedom The Post and Courier

Here's how much the Democrats running for South Carolina governor report raising The Post and Courier

Here's what Republican, Democrat South Carolina congressional candidates have raised The Post and Courier

SC Democrat boasts cash lead in Congress race The State 

Challenger closes in on embattled Richland prosecutor in fundraising The State

Democrat governor candidate Phil Noble picks up endorsement from a Kennedy The Post and Courier

Who you calling a Republican? Dems fight over party label in SC's 2nd District race The State 

State Sen. William Timmons borrows $540,000 for congressional bid Anderson Independent News

Charleston Republicans give eye-rolls and boos against James Comey during ABC interview The Post and Courier

Charleston can't ban panhandling so it wants to fine people for sitting on sidewalks The State

Folly Beach voters to choose between Bolus and Farley in runoff for council The Post and Couirer

Utility trying to buy SCANA draws fire for its influence, environmental record The State

On business: High-income earners make inroads in South Carolina The Post and Courier

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What would Nikki do? How Haley's shadow is dividing SC GOP primary for governor The State

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