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Legislative Hotlist — What to expect in 2020

Happy first week of the legislative Year! Tomorrow we start the second Year in the two-Year legislative session. Let’s dive into our first 2020 Weekly Legislative Hotlist. As a quick reminder, the Hotlist is your weekly…

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Save the Date: 2020 Legislative Events with CVSC

Please save the date for the following legislative events this Year. Please check back for registration links and additional information.  CVSC Legislative Kickoff Reception: January 21, 6-8 pm at the Blue Marlin Restaurant Vista Room at 1200 Lincoln St., Columbia.

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HOTLIST – Veto Edition

HOTLIST – I hope you enjoyed the break last week from Statehouse news. After session ended May 9th, there were a few things left undone – namely, Governor McMaster’s signatures or vetoes on bills and a number of conference committee negotiations.

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HOTLIST – Big Solar Win! And Other Sine Die Updates…

And that’s a wrap! The SC General Assembly just adjourned for the 2019 legislative Year but not before we solidifed a BIG WIN on clean energy. That’s right. Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed the Energy Freedom Act bill and today the House…

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Energy Freedom Act heads to Governor’s desk to be signed into law

Conservation group’s major efforts net noteworthy win as the Energy Freedom Act moves to the Governor’s desk COLUMBIA, S.C. —  Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) launched the organization’s largest-ever advocacy campaign this Year to promote clean energy. Today, those efforts culminated…

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HOTLIST – Energy Actions and the Last Days of Session

As we celebrate Earth Day today, I can’t help but smile about the great week we had last week defending South Carolina’s natural resources. I fully expected the Senate’s budget debate to be fairly calm on the conservation-front, but it…

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HOTLIST – Offshore Drilling, Plastic Bans, and House Furlough

We made it through crossover week at the Statehouse! Thankfully, the Energy Freedom Act made it to the floor of the Senate. We also stopped several bad bills from making crossover (the day a bill has to make it…