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[HOTLIST] The Legislative Hustle – It’s Crossover Time

Crossover day is finally upon us this week, and you’ve heard me talk about how important that day is. Things in the Statehouse get pretty busy in the days leading up to crossover as legislators work feverishly to…

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HOTLIST – Action and Inaction in the SC Senate

Thank you for helping us host a great lobby day with the SC Conservation Coalition. Nearly 200 advocates spent last Tuesday talking to legislators about conservation issues that matter to them. Special thanks go to Rep. Micah Caskey (R…

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HOTLIST – That Dam Safety Bill

Tomorrow’s the Big Day! It’s Conservation Lobby Day – and the timing couldn’t be better. Whether you can be at the Statehouse in person this week, or you’re taking action from the comfort of home, you have several options…

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[HOTLIST] – Clean Energy, Lobby Day, and Budget Debate

It’s almost time for my favorite day of the legislative Year – Conservation Lobby Day – March 19th. This is the day that the small team of conservation lobbyists at the Statehouse gets backup – in the form…

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[HOTLIST] – Unanimous Votes and Bad Bills in Week 7

To the Senate we go! Thank you! All of the hard work paid off in week 7 of session with H.3659 – the Clean Energy Freedom Act – passing 110-0 out of the House of Representatives. I’d…

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U.S. House Vote on Public Lands Package Imminent

Sometimes Good News Comes in Big Packages! It feels like a long time since we’ve had good news for the Land and Water Conservation Fund(LWCF)… but it’s worth a celebration nonetheless! In mid-February, the U.S. Senate…

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HOTLIST – Coal Ash Disposal and Plastics Bans

What a week! Sometimes the legislature is loud and boisterous and sometimes the work happens quietly and quickly. Last week had a healthy mix of the two. We had a productive subcommittee hearing on energy and worked to make…