State House Daybook: May 8, 2018

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The Senate gavels in at 11 a.m. Watch live here. Calendar. Journal.


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


Combined meeting schedule:

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

10:00 a.m., House Executive Subcommittee of the Legislative Oversight Committee, Blatt Room 321, agenda, watch

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

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



10:00 a.m., Gov. Henry McMaster will join state officials for a hurricane tabletop exercise, South Carolina Hospital Association Conference Center, 1000 Center Point Road, Columbia, S.C.



Finals Week 2018 South Carolina Lede

College of Charleston hosting back-to-back Democrat, Republican governor debates The Post and Courier

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin steps into the national spotlight The Post and Courier 

Spending by prosecutor Johnson prompts call for audits of all SC solicitors The State

Study warns more than 1,000 bars across SC may be violating liquor license laws S.C. Radio Network 

In crowded GOP primary to replace Trey Gowdy, conservatives vie for Trump voters The Post and Courier 

Budget negotiators may try temporary fix to get teachers, SROs in SC schools The State

DSS workers still responsible for too many children, risking their safety, senators say The Post and Courier 

With a week left, SC lawmakers haven't passed any bills addressing VC Summer fiasco The State

SCANA official openly doubted nuclear project would finish on time, former Westinghouse managers say The Post and Courier 

Few actually vote in South Carolina elections. This group wants to change that The Post and Courier 

South Carolina at bottom of list for working moms — study Greenville News

Could band class soon count as credit for PE? S.C. Radio Network

Palmetto Politics: Did Statehouse abortion showdown broach senator's DUI arrest? The Post and Courier

Hope remains for I-526 extension after state board declines to vote against latest proposal The Post and Courier

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