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Offshore Wind and Updates from Santee Cooper!

This is Meagan Diedolf, the new CVSC Government Relations Director with your weekly hotlist. This session has been fast paced and rapid fire, but I’ve been honored to represent CVSC in the lobby and I’ve learned a ton.

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Final Version of the Pyrolysis Bill, PFAS, and More

Week two of the 2022 legislative Year is in the books. And, while it was a short week because of weather conditions, we persisted in making sure every South Carolinian has clean air, clean water, and access to…

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Welcome to a New Legislative Year

Welcome back to a new legislative Year! I hope you are healthy and hopeful. Let’s jump into our preview of this legislative Year! While lawmakers continue to respond to the pandemic and the enduring impact it…

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Clean Drinking Water and More

The CVSC team has been hard at work preparing for the upcoming Year. There is a lot to contend with in 2022. House members are preparing for elections, an unprecedented amount of federal dollars need allocation, and redistricting is occurring…

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Off-Season HOTLIST – Redistricting Update

I wanted to send you a quick update on what’s happening at the State House during the “off-season.” Legislators are holding off (for now) on returning this fall to work on items from the sine die…

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Redistricting, Protecting 3m acres, and Energy Actions

Whew! It’s been a busy two weeks for our state leaders who have been charged with the task of drawing redistricting maps for our state – a process that occurs every 10 Years. We’re also starting…

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Summer Hotlist – Redistricting and How to Engage

While the legislature is technically not in session, they are still able to work on a number of important issues in advance of their return in January. With the release of new census data,…

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Santee Cooper bill approved by both chambers!

We’ve been waiting a long time to say this… yesterday the General Assembly unanimously passed Santee Cooper reform legislation and today it is on its way to the Governor for his signature!! This reform package has the potential to make…

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And we’re done…for now!

We made it!! Minutes ago, at around 3pm, the first Year of the 2021-2022 legislative session gaveled to a close. When we started this session, we didn’t know if it would be a “virtual session” or if…