State House Daybook: March 14, 2018

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


The House passed the budget early Wednesday morning and returns on March 20. Calendar.  Journal


Combined meeting schedule:

9:00 a.m., Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee, Gressette Room 209, agenda

9:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.516 and S.1096, Gressette Room 105, agenda, watch

9:30 a.m., Senate L.C.I. Professions and Occupations Subcommittee on S.810 and H.3417, Gressette Room 307, agenda

9:30 a.m., Gov. Henry McMaster will hold a ceremonial bill signing for S. 105, the automatic stay bill. The governor will be joined by business leaders from across the state as well as memebers of the General Assembly. Governor's office, State House, first floor, Columbia, S.C.

10:00 a.m., Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources, Gressette Room 407, agenda

10:00 a.m., Senate Education Committee, Gressette Room 308, agenda, watch

11:00 a.m., Senate Banking and Insurance Committee on S.1041S.1042and S.1067, Gressette Room 308, agenda

11:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.382S.517S.1003 and H.4673, Gressette Room 105, agenda

12:00 p.m., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, watch



Budget Bonanza  South Carolina Lede 

State Senate to take up proposal to toughen penalty for threatening a SC school The State

Midlands schools brace for national student walkout over school shootings The State

Why these Columbia students won't be participating in National Walkout Day The State

How student-activists across the Charleston-area are mobilizing for gun control The Post and Courier 

Local media protest Greenville school district decision to block walkout coverage Greenville News

South Carolina prosecutor's assistant charged thousands for trips home The Post and Courier 

Here's who Lexington County voters chose to replace Rick Quinn at the SC State House The State

Mount Pleasant gives first approval to plastic bag and foam container ban The Post and Courier

Lawsuit could force SC to spend tens of millions to treat inmates for Hepatitis C The State

Most state employees would go another year without a raise under budget proposal The Post and Courier 

Trump road plan could boost 'badly needed' I-73, SC Gov. McMaster says The State 

South Carolina needs to coordinate on Trump's infrastructure plan, Gov. Henry McMaster urges The Post and Courier

Gov. Henry McMaster allows foster care agencies in South Carolina to favor certain religions The Post and Courier

Should Columbia bars close earlier? 2 a.m. closing brings problems of its own The State

SLED disputes Catherine Templeton's claims about instructions to a carry gun Greenville News

Trump’s Tariffs Make Boeing a Potential Target in a Trade War The New York Times 

Trump's new tariffs causing 'concern, uncertainty' in SC, Commerce official says The State 

Union battle to represent Boeing's North Charleston workers goes before NLRB The Post and Courier

Gowdy breaks from GOP committee, says Russia worked to undermine Clinton POLITICO

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