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Crossover Shenanigans, Part 2

Both Chambers were back in action last week and that meant a quiet sort of chaos settled over the Statehouse as the House and Senate geared up for Crossover day. This week is going to be a doozy…

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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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Welcome Back!

Welcome back to a new legislative session! I hope this update discovers you healthy and hopeful. While lawmakers continue to respond to the global pandemic and the impact it has had on our beloved state, this…

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Lawmakers Return to the Statehouse

As we enter into the fourth week of social distancing due to COVID-19, we are still at a legislative standstill. Unfortunately though, legislators are faced with a few must-do items that need to be addressed before the end…

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Hotlist: Progress on Energy & Stopping Offshore Drilling

Legislators hit the ground running the first week of session and pushed forward great conservation legislation that will protect SC from offshore drilling and will secure a clean energy future for SC. To top off the good…

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Rep. Nathan Ballentine Recognized With Green Tie Award

2019 House Conservation Leadership Award -Representative Nathan Ballentine  Rep. Nathan Ballentine was born in Richland County, graduated from the University of South Carolina, and has worked, lived, and raised his family in the Irmo/Chapin area…

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Energy Competition Bills Passes SC House

SC House Passes Energy Freedom Act Compromise Bill opens competition, removes net metering cap, and opens solar options to lower income residents. COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Energy Freedom Act (House Bill 3659), known as the LCI Compromise (from the House…

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Just Three More Days at the Statehouse!

As we approach the last week of session, we’re seeing a lot of action at the State House. We have very good news on solar! I’m happy to report that the House budget has taken its final shape with several…