This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place.
Combined meeting schedule:
9:00 a.m., College and University Trustee Screening Commission, Gressette Room 308, agenda
9:30 a.m., House Ways and Means Higher Education Legislative Subcommittee, Blatt Room 321, agenda
10:00 a.m., House of Representatives, State House, House Chamber, watch
10:00 a.m., Senate Medical Affairs Committee, Gressette Room 308, agenda
11:00 a.m., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, watch
Immediately upon adjournment of the House, SC General Assembly Women's Caucus, State House -- Third Floor Conference Room
CANCELED 10:00 a.m., Senate Education Legislative Oversight Subcommittee on John de la Howe School, Gressette Room 408, agenda
Case Title: Coastal Federal Credit Union, Respondent, v. Angel Latoria Brown, Petitioner.
Attorneys: Matthew M. Billingsley and J. Edwin McDonnell, both of South Carolina Legal Services, of North Charleston, for Petitioner. David P. Nanney, Jr., and Sarah Dalonzo-Baker, both of Kirschbaum Nanney Keenan & Griffin, PA, of Raleigh, for Respondent.
Summary: The Court reviews the court of appeals decision in Coastal Federal Credit Union v. Brown, 417 S.C. 544, 790 S.E.2d 417 (Ct. App. 2016).
Case Title: Hector G. Fragosa, Claimant, Petitioner, v. Kade Construction, LLC, Employer, and Key Risk Insurance Company of S.C., Carrier, Defendants, Respondents.
Attorneys: Stephen Benjamin Samuels, of Samuels Law Firm, LLC, of Columbia, and Jeffrey Christopher Chandler, of Chandler Law Firm, of Myrtle Beach, for Petitioner. Michael W. Burkett and John Gabriel Coggiola, both of Willson Jones Carter & Baxley, P.A., of Columbia, for Respondents.
Summary: In this appeal, Petitioner Hector Fragosa contends the court of appeals erred in affirming the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission Appellate Panel's order finding that Fragosa's brain injury was not of sufficient severity to entitle him to lifetime benefits.
Case Title: In the Matter of John B. Kern, Respondent.
Attorneys: Disciplinary Counsel John Nichols and Assistant Disciplinary Counsel Joe P. Turner, both of Columbia, for the Office of Disciplinary Counsel. John B. Kern, of Republic of San Marino, pro se Respondent.
Summary: This is an attorney disciplinary matter.
Gubernatorial Arms Race South Carolina Lede
South Carolina prison where 7 inmates died had equipment to block illegal cellphone use Anderson Independent Mail
S.C. legislators jumpstart debate on sentencing reforms after deadly prison riot The Post and Courier
Tech company founder says Templeton can't fulfill vow to jam cellphones at SC prisons Anderson Independent Mail
By being firm over Russia sanctions, Nikki Haley demonstrates staying power The Post and Courier
Senate votes to cut SCE&G rates by 13%, sending S.C.'s nuclear debacle back to the House The Post and Courier
SC Senate votes to slash SCE&G's power bills, risking Dominion deal The State
As seas rise, SC legislators move to derail tighter limits on coastal development The State
Police-chase suspect tried to flee into SC house. Unluckily, a former Marine was home The State
With Will Lewis indicted, sheriff candidates consider likelihood of special election Greenville News
Sheriff Will Lewis will appear in court Thursday for the first time since his indictment Greenville News
Should your child's school have a metal detector? SC soon could look into it The State
Planned Parenthood president sends message during visit: 'We're pushing forward' in the South The Post and Courier
Leaks from radioactive landfill need attention, SC Supreme Court told The State
No McMaster endorsement from powerful South Carolina politician The Post and Courier
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