State House Daybook: Jan. 22, 2019


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The Senate gavels in at 2:00 p.m. Watch live hereCalendarJournal.


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


Combined meeting schedule

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

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

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

11:00 a.m. Senate Finance Committee, Gressette Room 308, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

11:00 a.m., Senate Judiciary Committee, Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

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

Upon adjournment of the Senate, Judiciary Subcommittee on S.182 and S.202, Gressette Room 105, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

30 minutes after Senate adjournment, Senate Education, Subcommittee on S.228, Gressette Room 209, Agenda Available

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

2:30 p.m., House Agriculture Subcommittee, Blatt Room 410, Agenda Available

1 hour after the House adjourns, Ways and Means Constitutional Subcommittee, Blatt Room 511, Agenda Available

1.5 hours after the House adjourns, Health Subcommittee of the Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee, Blatt Room 427, Agenda Available, Live Broadcast

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

1.5 hours after the House adjourns, Ways and Means Healthcare Subcommittee, Blatt Room 108, Agenda Available



The 2020 Democratic Dating Game Begins South Carolina Lede

Episodes of This Week In South Carolina 

State House Week for 09/18/19: The Education Budget South Carolina Public Radio

Governor McMaster Delivers State of the State Address, Wednesday Night South Carolina Public Radio

Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker spark 2020 talk during MLK event at SC Statehouse The Post and Courier 

2020 hopefuls Booker, Sanders evoke MLK’s vision while courting SC’s black voters The State

King events draw potential Democratic presidential hopefuls AP

Elizabeth Warren planning 1st trip to South Carolina AP

At MLK service, SC pastor targets politicians for failing to support black community The State

King Day at the SC State House Dome as it happened The State

Here’s where federal workers can get food, water, supplies for free in SC The State

Kamala Harris Has Entered the 2020 Democratic Race. Here’s Who Else Is Running. The New York Times

Speaker Lucas’ humble background influences his push for education reform The Post and Courier

How SC’s King Day rally became a must-stop event for presidential candidates The State

South Carolina one of the least educated states in the U.S., study says The State

SC business groups rally support for teacher pay raises as Legislature focuses on education The Post and Courier

Why SC may merge school districts as part of an effort to reform K-12 education The State

SC Gov. McMaster, GOP leaders want K-12 education funding fix ideas by May The State

This SC school district has a plan to keep teachers around — a $5,000 annual bonus The State

Giving inmates tablets will help with staffing, safety issues, SC prisons director says The State

David Beasley on running the World Food Programme: No child anywhere should go hungry The Post and Courier

SC court rules permits can’t go out for seismic testing offshore The Post and Courier



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