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Legislative Hotlist: January 31, 2023

What. A. Week. Let’s start with a huge thank you to everyone who attended our Legislative Kickoff Reception at Bourbon last Tuesday. My New York Smash was a revelation, and I enjoyed connecting with legislators and conservationists from around the…

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Legislative Hotlist: January 24, 2023

The second week of session is in the books! We’ve been working hard on getting our legislative priorities off to a good start and I’m feeling encouraged! Don’t forget to check out our bill tracking page, where we’re continuing…

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Legislative Hotlist: January 17, 2023

Week one of session has come to a close—with the inauguration ceremony and the Governor’s Ball, we had a slow start. For that reason, I thought I’d revive my history degree and do a deep dive into the historical significance…

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Legislative Hotlist: January 9, 2023

Hey there! January 10th starts off a brand new session and it is full of opportunity and possibilities. Your CVSC team is raring to go and I am especially excited to be back in the lobby, fighting for our land,…

Election Updates, Press Releases

CVSC and CVSC-PAC Drive 2.1 Million Voter Contacts in 2022 Elections

Through engagement in both electoral and ballot measure efforts, Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) and allied organizations drove over 2,157,119 voter contacts this election cycle. In 2022, CVSC and CVSC Political Action Committee (CVSC-PAC) invested in a wide array…

Press Releases

CVSC Honors Conservation Champions at the 2022 Green Tie Awards

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Over 300 members of South Carolina’s conservation, political and business communities gathered together on Wednesday in the Grand Hall of Historic 701 Whaley Wednesday, September 21, for Conservation Voters of South Carolina’s 14th Annual Green Tie Award…

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Hotlist: Energy Policy Update

Hey there, it has been a while! The General Assembly isn’t in session, but they’ve still been busy. Over the last few months, the House and Senate have both been meeting in various committees to talk about an extremely complex…

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Hotlist: Post Sine Die Update!

Your friendly government relations team wanted to update you on what has happened since Sine Die. In May we left session with several bills still in negotiation and a resolution that carved out time to resolve them. The House and…