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Recent Wins at the PSC: Ratepayers Showed Up, Regulators Listened

Over the holidays, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy Progress both asked the Public Service Commission (PSC) for huge bill increases. In response, ratepayers showed up in a big way, asking questions, submitting written comments, and showing up to hearings virtually…

Legislative Hotlist

Legislative Hotlist: February 21, 2023

This week in the Statehouse continued to be focused on conservative social policy. That doesn’t mean your CVSC government relations team didn’t use our time wisely, though. Let’s dive in: Electric Vehicles at the Legislature: Electric vehicles (EVs) have been in…

Legislative Hotlist

Legislative Hotlist: February 14, 2023

Happy Valentine’s Day/Galentine’s Day/Palentine’s Day/Regular Ol’ Tuesday! The General Assembly remains focused on social issues, which means it was another slow week for conservation. Let’s dive in! Budgeting Trouble: Outside of the legislature, a serious accounting error has thrown…

Legislative Hotlist

Legislative Hotlist: February 7, 2023

Last week at the Statehouse was relatively slow for Conservation. The Senate continued to be mired in debate over an education bill, and the House kept session rather short throughout the week. That doesn’t mean the lobby team wasn’t working…

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Legislative Hotlist: January 31, 2023

What. A. Week. Let’s start with a huge thank you to everyone who attended our Legislative Kickoff Reception at Bourbon last Tuesday. My New York Smash was a revelation, and I enjoyed connecting with legislators and conservationists from around the…

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Legislative Hotlist: January 24, 2023

The second week of session is in the books! We’ve been working hard on getting our legislative priorities off to a good start and I’m feeling encouraged! Don’t forget to check out our bill tracking page, where we’re continuing…

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Legislative Hotlist: January 17, 2023

Week one of session has come to a close—with the inauguration ceremony and the Governor’s Ball, we had a slow start. For that reason, I thought I’d revive my history degree and do a deep dive into the historical significance…

Legislative Hotlist

Legislative Hotlist: January 9, 2023

Hey there! January 10th starts off a brand new session and it is full of opportunity and possibilities. Your CVSC team is raring to go and I am especially excited to be back in the lobby, fighting for our land,…

Election Updates, Press Releases

CVSC and CVSC-PAC Drive 2.1 Million Voter Contacts in 2022 Elections

Through engagement in both electoral and ballot measure efforts, Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) and allied organizations drove over 2,157,119 voter contacts this election cycle. In 2022, CVSC and CVSC Political Action Committee (CVSC-PAC) invested in a wide array…