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State House Update: Opioid Bills Progress, Roads Bill Stalls, Open Carry Bill Advances

March 24, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson

This week in the South Carolina State House, several bills tackling the growing opioid overdose problem advanced in both the House and Senate, a bill to allow people to openly carry a handgun hit the House floor after receiving no testimony, the ongoing State House corruption investigation slowed the confirmation process for two of Gov. Henry McMaster's appointees to the S.C. Ports Authority board, and a $500 million bond bill took shape during  a House budget panel meeting.

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