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CVSC Endorses Deitra Stover Matthews for Columbia City Council

COLUMBIA, SC — CVSC announced today that it has endorsed Deitra Stover Matthews in the Columbia City Council At-Large race. The election will be held on November 2, 2021, in the City of Columbia. “My background as an educator…

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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…

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Pyrolysis, Electric Vehicles, Greenspace Sales Tax and Much More

Here’s to the last week of the 2021 legislative year! Thank you for being with us every step of the way. Before the session began, we saw great promise in ensuring that our South Carolina legislature would strengthen its efforts…

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Six More Legislative Days Until Sine Die

Six more days. That’s the common refrain in the State House lobby these days. We have six more legislative days until Sine Die — when they will officially end the legislative session at 5 pm on…

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Santee Cooper, Electric Vehicles, Pyrolysis, and Much More

It feels as if this year’s legislative session has flown by. Nonetheless, with only three weeks remaining in this session, the South Carolina conservation community continues to be busy. From fighting unnecessary pyrolysis legislation to engaging in the possible…

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Only Four Weeks Remain in the 2021 Legislative Session

With only four weeks remaining in the 2021 Legislative Session, we’re beginning to see things slow down with the introduction of new legislation. However, we continue to remain vigilant in our efforts to keep South Carolina…

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It’s Crossover Week!

With only six weeks remaining in the first year of the 2021-2022 two-year legislative session, our state leaders still have a lot of legislation to address. With the Senate beginning to take up their version of the 2021-2022 fiscal…

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Santee Cooper, Plastic Pellets, and DHEC Reform – Oh My!!

We have seven more weeks until the Legislature gavels to a close on the first year of its two-year session. Last week, the House passed their version of the state budget for fiscal year 2021-2022. After three days…

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The Sprint to Crossover!

It’s that time of year — we’re in the sprint to crossover. If legislators would like a bill to be able to pass into law this year, their legislation needs to cross from one chamber to the other…