State House Daybook: Feb. 1, 2018

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The Senate gavels in at 12 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., Senate Finance Natural Resources and Economic Development Subcommittee, Gressette Room 407, agenda

9:00 a.m., Senate Corrections and Penology Committee, Gressette Room 209, agenda

9:00 a.m., House LCI Committee, Blatt Room 403, agenda

9:00 a.m., House Higher Education Legislative Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, Blatt Room 321

9:00 a.m., House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee on H.4729, Blatt Room 516, agenda

9:00 a.m., House Judiciary Criminal Laws Subcommittee, Blatt Room 110, 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, watch

10:00 a.m., Worker’s Compensation Commission Appointments, Gressette Room 105, agenda

10:00 a.m., Gov. McMaster will participate in the American Heart Association’s Wear Red Day event, State House, first floor lobby

11:00 a.m., Senate State House, Senate Chamber, watch

12:30 p.m., Conference Committee on S.107, State House, 3rd Floor Conference Room, agenda

1:00 p.m. or 15 minutes after adjournment of the Senate, whichever is later, Senate Finance Special Subcommittee on S.725, Gressette Room 207, agenda

2:00 p.m. or immediately upon the adjournment of the House and Senate, Education Lottery Oversight Committee
Blatt Room 433, agenda, watch

Upon adjournment of the Senate, Conference Committee on S.107, Gressette Room 105

30 minutes after the House adjourns, House Healthcare and Regulatory Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 110, agenda, watch

Canceled, immediately upon adjournment of the House, Executive Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 321



Tariffs, Shutdowns, and Drilling, Oh My! South Carolina Lede 

‘All-time low morale’ among SC state workers due to low pay, officials say The State

SC’s texting-and-driving law is weak, unenforceable. But a crackdown could be coming The State

S.C. House passes bill to halt nuclear-related payments to SCE&G, possibly dooming Dominion takeover The Post and Courier

SCE&G customers could see their power bills shrink as SC House passes nuclear bill The State

S.C. GOP governor candidate refusing to watch the Super Bowl over anthem protests The Post and Courier

Gowdy, key player in Clinton, Trump campaign probes, won’t seek another term The State

U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy says he is not running for re-election The Post and Courier

Here are candidates to replace Trey Gowdy in the U.S. House of Representatives Greenville News

Want to quit paying for nuclear fiasco? Second study needed first, regulators say The State

Two Years After a Historic Flood, Farmers Continue to Recover S.C. Public Radio

SC lawmakers on train that crashed in Virginia The State

South Carolina beach-building line still in legislative snarls The Post and Courier

Unable to Jam Signals, Prison Pays Cops to Fight Cellphones The Associated Press

Gov. McMaster renominates Mark Keel as SLED chief The Post and Courier

Antitrust attorney latest Democrat to join S.C. 2018 governor's race The Post and Courier

Appeals court gives victory to embattled consumer finance agency The Associated Press

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