State House Daybook: Jan. 16, 2019

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

The House gavels in at 2:00 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal


Combined meeting schedule

8:30 a.m., House Ways and Means Transportation and Regulatory Subcommittee, Blatt Room 318, Agenda Available

8:50 a.m., Senate Finance Criminal Justice Subcommittee Budget Hearing, Gressette Room 407, Agenda Available

9:00 a.m., Joint Bond Review Committee, Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

9:30 a.m., House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee, Blatt Room 110, Agenda Available

9:30 a.m., House E.P.W. Full Committee, Blatt Room 433, Agenda Available

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

10:00 a.m., House Ways and Means Public Education and Special Schools Subcommittee, Blatt Room 521, Agenda Available

10:00 a.m., House Ways and Means Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Subcommittee, Blatt Room 305, Agenda Available

10:30 a.m., House Ways and Means Higher Education Budget Subcommittee, Blatt Room 321, Agenda Available

10:30 a.m., House Ways and Means Economic Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, Blatt Room 317, Agenda Available

10:30 a.m., Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental Subcommitte on S.81S.107 and S.259, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

10:30 a.m., Senate L.C.I. Professions and Occupations Subcommittee on S.13S.109 and S.313, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

11:15 a.m., Senate Banking and Insurance Subcommittee, Gressette Room 407, Agenda Available

1:00 p.m., Senate Corrections and Penology Committee, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

1:00 p.m., Senate Finance Taxation System Review and Reform Subcommittee, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

2:00 p.m., Senate Education Subcommittee on S.168, Gressette Room 207, Agenda Available

2:00 p.m., House of Representatives, State House, House Chamber, Live Broadcast



10:00 a.m., Gov. McMaster will join Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers and SCPRT Director Duane Parrish in announcing the 2019 class of South Carolina Chef Ambassadors, Lace House, Governor’s Mansion complex, 800 Richland Street, Columbia, S.C.



McMaster's 4-year Game Plan South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

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Federal judge mulls request to intervene in SC’s decision to buy voting machines The State

SC takes first step toward switching to paper ballots in 2020 The State

Food stamp recipients will see funding for February early due to federal shutdown The Post and Courier

Governor SC spending plan: Teacher raise, income tax rebate AP

McMaster proposes giving teachers 5 percent raise, sending $200M back to taxpayers The Post and Courier

Gov. Henry McMaster backs 5% teacher pay raise, rebating $200 million to SC taxpayers The State

Widow of Florence officer urges state to change how it investigates police shootings The State

Pro-life activist opposes photo of SC women lawmakers, says they are unfit to serve The State

SC’s Jim Clyburn leads charge to reject white supremacy and condemn Rep. Steve King The Post and Courier




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