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South Carolina Would Be a Scary Place Without Conservation

This Halloween, we have a truly terrifying tale to tell! Imagine South Carolina without conservation: A place where overdevelopment, pollution, and resource depletion have run rampant–leaving our land, water, and communities in a state of irrevocable damage.  Spooky, right?  The…

Election Updates

CVSC and CVSC-PAC Make Major Investments in District 42 Primary and Runoff

In the 2023 special election for the South Carolina Senate District 42 primary, Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) and CVSC Political Action Committee (CVSC-PAC) invested over $125,000 in an independent campaign in support of Representative Deon Tedder in the…

Election Updates, Press Releases

CVSC Endorses Representative Deon Tedder for State Senate District 42

COLUMBIA S.C.—Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC), a leading advocacy organization in South Carolina’s conservation community, enthusiastically announces its endorsement of Representative Deon Tedder for the upcoming special election in Senate District 42. The election is a crucial opportunity for…

Legislative Hotlist

Legislative Hotlist: June 23

Session is over (for real this time) and I wanted to give you a quick update on how the budget negotiations ended up. I also thought I’d give you a brief update on some of the things going on in…

Legislative Hotlist

Legislative Hotlist: May 11, 2023

It’s Sine die… sort of! Before I jump into the details, let me start by thanking you for your help. Every time one of you contacts your representative or senator, you move the needle a notch in our favor. So,…

Press Releases

SC Legislative Committee Receives Recommendations to Reduce Electricity Costs

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Following a nine-billion-dollar electric utility nuclear cost overrun debacle, the Electricity Market Reform Study Committee at the General Assembly reviewed a finalized report on options to improve South Carolina’s energy sector. The General Assembly paid Brattle Group—an expert…

Legislative Hotlist

Legislative Hotlist: May 1, 2023

Sine Die is approaching and session is wrapping up—we’ve got six legislative days left and lots to do. Let’s Dive in! DHEC Reform: The Senate Medical Affairs Committee met last week and passed the amended DHEC Reform bill (…

Legislative Hotlist

Legislative Hotlist: April 25, 2023

Three weeks until the end of session. Nine legislative days. So much going on. Let’s Dive in! Money talks: Last week, the full Senate debated the budget. They passed it through in record time! There were no adjustments to the…