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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,…

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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…

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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 (…

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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…

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Legislative Hotlist: April 18, 2023

Last week, the House was on furlough, so we only had the Senate to contend with. This week the General Assembly is moving full speed ahead—there are only four weeks until sine die (the last day of session)! What happened…


Get Involved this Earth Week

Hey there, friends, Happy Earth Week! As fellow conservation advocates, we know you’re all about showing mother nature some love. In case you haven’t decided on your Earth Week plans yet, here are some activities you might be interested…

Legislative Hotlist

Legislative Hotlist: April 11, 2023

It was SO great seeing so many of you last week for our annual Lobby Day and Oyster Roast. Thanks to your help, we had some victories in the House for Crossover Day! Let’s dive in: Crossover Day Wins: You were…

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Legislative Hotlist: April 4, 2023

It’s April, it’s crossover week, and Wednesday is Lobby Day. My cup runneth over! There is a lot to talk about and a lot to do! Let’s dive in: A Tale of Two DHEC Reform Bills: This story is getting complicated.

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Legislative Hotlist: March 28, 2023

The House was furloughed last week, so only the Senate was in Session. As crossover day approaches, expect things to ramp up here in Columbia! Let’s dive in: Battle of the Bills: Right now, there are two versions of a DHEC…