State House Daybook: Jan. 15, 2019


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The Senate is taking up bills in committee this week. CalendarJournal.


The House gavels in at 12:00 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


Combined meeting schedule

9:30 a.m., South Carolina Procurement Review Panel, Blatt Room 214/215, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., SC Legislative Black Caucus, Blatt Room 427

10:00 a.m., House Ways and Means Constitutional Subcommittee, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., Seizure Safety in Schools Study Committee, Room 207, Gressette Building, Agenda Available

10:30 a.m., State House Committee, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on S.105 and S.281, Gressette Room 408, Agenda Available

10:30 a.m., Senate Finance Property Tax Subcommittee, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m., House Ways and Means Transportation and Regulatory Subcommittee, Blatt Room 318, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m., House Majority Caucus, Blatt Room 112

11:00 a.m., House Minority Caucus, Blatt Room 305

11:00 a.m., Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax Subcommittee, Gressette Room 307, Agenda Available

11:00 a.m., Senate Corrections and Penology Subcommittee, Gressette Room 407, Agenda Available

11:30 a.m., Senate Natural Resources and Economic Development Subcommittee, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available

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

12:00 p.m., Senate Education Subcommittee on S.33 and S.35, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

1:00 p.m., Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on S.7 and S.38, Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available

2:00 p.m., Senate Finance Committee, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

Upon Adjournment of the House, Minority Caucus, Blatt Room 112

1 hour upon adjournment of the House, Ways and Means Constitutional Subcommittee, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House or upon the call of the chair, Ways and Means Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Subcommittee, Blatt Room 305, Agenda Available

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House or upon the call of the chair, Ways and Means Public Education and Special Schools Subcommittee, Blatt Room 521, Agenda Available

1.5 hours after adjournment of the House, Ways and Means Economic Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, Blatt Room 317, Agenda Available

2:00 p.m., House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee, Blatt Room 110, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

2:30 p.m., or upon adjournment of the House, Ways and Means Higher Education Budget Subcommittee, Blatt Room 321, Agenda Available

2:30 p.m., or 1.5 hours after the House adjourns, whichever is later, 3-M Committee, Blatt Room 427, Agenda Available



10:45 a.m., Governor Henry McMaster will unveil his Executive Budget for FY 2019-2020 during a State House press conference, State House, Office of the Governor, Columbia, S.C. 



McMaster's 4-year Game Plan South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

In surprise reversal, PSC rules SCE&G misled regulators about failing nuclear project The State

SC regulators change course and call out SCANA for withholding info The Post and Courier

Santee Cooper bids submitted as SC Legislature weighs selling utility  The Post and Courier

Senate doesn’t have the votes to sell Santee Cooper after nuclear fiasco, leaders say The State

McMaster’s first SC budget will be a test for his first full term The Post and Courier

SC GOP Senate President wants a top Democratic lawmaker to be USC’s next president The State

Trump rejects Graham’s proposal to briefly open government during wall negotiations The Post and Courier

Clemson Tigers enjoy fast-food feast fit for college football’s kings at White House The Post and Courier

2019 King Day at the Dome  Charleston City Paper

McMaster inauguration raises more than Haley, gets money from utility suitors The Post and Courier

New bill aims to 'streamline' SC solar industry, build protections for consumers Aiken Standard

SC, federal politicians get behind Charleston ports agency’s barge idea The Post and Courier

Gov. McMaster, SC officials had an expensive ball, and utilities helped pay the tab  The State

How often do SC’s voting machines mess up? New election report details count problems The State

Human trafficking remains growing problem in South Carolina AP

Trump lashed out at Mulvaney during meeting with Democrats CNN

Harris schedules first South Carolina visit POLITICO



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