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Protecting the Outdoors and Clean Water with CVSC

I hope that you are staying healthy. These days, we find ourselves not only relying on our own inner strength; but, also we find ourselves having to lean on the strength of others now more than ever. Although…

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Our Webinar Series is Back

First and foremost, how are you? If you’re like me, that question may be difficult to answer. The last few weeks – or even the last few months – have unearthed many truths that are driving us to…

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And that a wrap! (for now)

An unusual, truncated legislative session officially ended last week with the quick passage of a continuing resolution and sine die resolution. These resolutions provide some guidance for legislators in this time of uncertainty. Responding to the…

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Lawmakers Return Tomorrow

As mentioned in last week’s legislative update, the South Carolina legislature will return tomorrow to pass the state’s continuing resolution and the sine die resolution. These resolutions will allow them to keep the state moving forward with the…

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They’re Coming Back!

Last week, leadership from the House and Senate notified its members that they will return to Columbia to complete the business of the state on May 12th. They will use that week to deal with the projected drop…

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Advocacy 101

Between the Governor’s announcement that South Carolina students will be spending the rest of the school Year learning online and our state leaders still deciding how this Year’s legislative session will end, I believe that it’s safe to…

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Earth Day History and Week of Action

As we wait for more news on the legislative front, I’m eager to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with you this week. On April 22, 1970, our nation celebrated its first Earth Day. Inspiring…

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Unfinished Business at the Statehouse

With unfinished business like the budget still on their to do list, lawmakers returned to the statehouse last week to pass a continuing resolution to adopt last Year’s budget. The limited session in both chambers was supposed to…

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Lawmakers Return to the Statehouse

As we enter into the fourth week of social distancing due to COVID-19, we are still at a legislative standstill. Unfortunately though, legislators are faced with a few must-do items that need to be addressed before the end…

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Connection During These Times

With the South Carolina legislature on hold and as we enter week 3 of social distancing, we understand that a lot of folks have many questions: Will our state lawmakers finish this Year’s legislative session? What will happen…