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State House Daybook: Jan. 10, 2018

January 10, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson

The State House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources all in one place.

Watch daily legislative recaps live at 7 p.m., on Palmetto Scene's Facebook and SCETV's YouTube.

 

LEGISLATIVE COVERAGE

Senate

The Senate gavels in Wednesday at 12 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal

House

The House gavels in Wednesday at 2 p.m. Watch live here.  Calendar.  Journal

Combined meeting schedule:

9:00 a.m., Senate Criminal Justice Budget Hearings, Gressette Room 207, Agenda

9:00 a.m., House Higher Education & Technical Colleges Budget Subcommittee, Blatt Room 321, Agenda

9:00 a.m., Conference Committee on S.107, Gressette Room 209, Agenda

10:00 a.m., Senate S.C. Conservation Coalition Senate Briefing, Gressette Room 105, Agenda, Watch

10:00 a.m., Senate Education Committee, Gressette Room 308, Agenda, Watch
 
10:00 a.m., House Legislative, Executive, and Local Government Subcommittee, Blatt Room 511, Agenda
 
10:00 a.m., House Public Education and Special Schools Subcommittee, Blatt Room 521, Agenda
 
10:00 a.m., House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Subcommittee, Blatt Room 305, Agenda

10:30 a.m., Economic Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee, Blatt Room 317, Agenda

12:00 p.m., Senate, Watch

1:30 p.m. or upon adjournment of the Senate, Senate Finance K-12 Education Subcommittee, Gressette Room 209, Agenda

2:00 p.m. upon adjournment of the Senate, Senate Corrections and Penology Subcommittee, Gressette Room 207, Agenda
 
2:00 p.m., House of Representatives, Watch

Upon adjournment of the House, House Transportation and Regulatory Subcommittee, Blatt Room 318, Agenda

Press conferences

10:00 a.m., Gov. McMaster will be joined by Sara Goldsby, Director of the S.C. Department of Alcohol and Other Druge Abuse Services, and Rep. Eric Bedingfield to announce a statewide public education campaign to combat the opioid epidemic in the state, State House, first floor lobby, Columbia, S.C. 

11:00 a.m., The State of South Carolina School Boards press conference  with state Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman, House Education and Public Works Chairwoman Rita Allison, SCSBA President and Aiken County Schools Board Member Wesley Hightower, and SCSBA Executive Director Scott Price in the state, State House, first floor lobby, Columbia, S.C. 

NEWS

Santee Cooper to feds: Stop SCANA from dropping permits for failed nuclear project The Post and Courier

SC lawmakers revive special nuclear committees to weigh Dominion-SCANA deal The State

South Carolina utility wants lawsuit tossed out of court Associated Press

S.C. Senate leaders urge lawmakers to proceed with caution in wake of nuclear project failure The Post and Courier

Nuclear debacle energizes push for solar power expansion The State

House overrides McMaster's vetoes of school bus money, sending question to Senate The Post and Courier

Here’s what the GOP’s Templeton has raised in bid to unseat SC Gov. Henry McMaster The State

Avoiding 'appearance of impropriety,' outside judge is assigned to hear state Sen. Paul Campbell's DUI case The Post and Courier

North Carolina congressional map ruled unconstitutionally gerrymandered The New York Times

Ex-DHEC chief to run troubled Carolina Water Service The State

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RESOURCES

S.C. State House 

Find your representative and senator 

Track legislation 

State House video archive

Governor’s Office

South Carolina Judicial Department

 

 

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