State House Daybook: April 24, 2018

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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:

9:00 a.m., Public Utilities Review Committee Screening of Public Service Commission Candidates, Gressette Room 207, agenda

9:30 a.m., Joint Citizens and Legislative Committee on Children, Gressette Room 407, agenda

10:30 a.m., House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 511, agenda,  watch

10:30 a.m., House E.P.W. Motor Vehicles Subcommittee, Blatt 433, agenda

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

11:00 a.m., House Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee, Blatt 516, agenda, watch

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

12:00 p.m., Senate Judiciary Committee, Gressette Room 308, agenda, watch

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

1 hour upon adjournment of the House, E.P.W. Committee on S.28S.302S.709S.857S.874S.888S.937S.1083 and H.5148
Blatt 433, agenda

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

Immediately upon adjournment of the Wildlife Committee, Agricultural Subcommitte Blatt Room 410, agenda, watch

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, L.C.I. Insurance Subcommittee, Blatt Room 403, agenda

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House or upon the Call of the Chair, Ways and Means Legislative Subcommittee on S.587S.596 and S.793, Blatt Room 521, agenda

2 hours after adjournment of the House, L.C.I. Banking and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee, Blatt Room 403, agenda

2:30 pm, or 1.5 hours upon adjournment of the House, 3-M Full Committee on  S.79S.170S.345S.506S.891S.962H.4489H.4947H.4958H.4978H.5002H.5040H.5061and H.5097, Blatt Room 427, agenda



Palmetto Spotlight - Deadly Prison Fights And Nikki Haley's Bite South Carolina Lede 

Auditors warned S.C. utilities were 'inexperienced,' 'reluctant to act' before nuclear failure The Post and Courier

S.C. lawmakers weed out candidates for state utility commission The Post and Courier

SC House may pass Senate's partial SCE&G rate cut despite governor's veto threat The State 

Gov. McMaster declares emergency at S.C. prisons after riot, waives rules to bolster security The Post and Courier

Dead Prison Riot: South Carolina Gov Takes 'Emergency' Steps Associated Press

Governor moves to suspend some rules for SC prisons agency in effort to fight contraband S.C. Radio Network

After deadly SC prison riot, Gov. McMaster OKs more money for corrections officers The State

South Carolina college presidents meet amidst battle with oversight board over tuition costs The Post and Courier 

McMaster: Sanctuary cities won’t come to South Carolina WMBF

WYFF News 4 Investigates checks claims made during Democratic debate WYFF

In Upstate debate, Democrats endorse pay raises for state workers The State

Dead turtles and trashy creeks: SC at crossroads over use of plastic bags The State

Medical marijuana bill now on SC House floor S.C. Radio Network

WWE's Linda McMahon will lay the smack down on Columbia next week The State

South Carolina is on the verge of outlawing phone number spoofing. Will it stick? The Post and Courier

One charge dropped against sister of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof in court The State 

Mignon Clyburn reflects on legacy as public interest 'champion' at Federal Communications Commission The Post and Courier

Yeti cut ties with NRA, so a SC man filled his cooler with explosives and shot it, video shows The State 

S.C. Democrats running for Congress yearn for new party leadership to replace Pelosi The Post and Courier

Columbia attorney Meadors jumps in 5th Circuit solicitor's race as petition candidate The State

EXCLUSIVE: SC residents want officers in schools, tighter gun laws, poll finds The State

S.C. governor candidates make choice between aligning with Nikki Haley or taking shots at Henry McMaster The Post and Courier 

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