South Carolina Senate

Patrick Gentry
April 17, 2019 - 11:23 am
The South Carolina Senate will begin their discussions on how the state should spend its nearly $9 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year and lawmakers have said their priorities this year include providing salary increases for some of its state workers. The plan, approved earlier this month...
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Patrick Gentry
January 31, 2019 - 3:32 pm
A bill making the electric chair the default method of execution in South Carolina has again passed the state Senate. Senators voted 26-13 Wednesday to switch the main way executions are performed from lethal injection to electrocution. The bill moves to the House, where a similar proposal died...
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Patrick Gentry
January 08, 2019 - 3:17 pm
Regarding who presides over Senate
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South Carolina Radio Network
May 04, 2018 - 11:29 am
Six GOP senators joined Democrats to send the bill back to committee, killing any chance for passage in this year's session.
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South Carolina Radio Network
May 03, 2018 - 11:41 am
MAY 3, 2018 BY BILL DUBENSKY (South Carolina Radio Network) A proposal on term limits for South Carolina lawmakers advanced out of a state Senate subcommittee Wednesday. A Senate Judiciary Subcommittee held a hearing and voted favorably to advance term limits for legislators. A term-limit bill won’...
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South Carolina Radio Network
May 03, 2018 - 11:17 am
Supporters approved an amendment to effectively ban any abortion in South Carolina with the exception of rape, incest or if the mother’s life is endangered.
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South Carolina Radio Network
May 01, 2018 - 10:41 am
A threatened filibuster by Sen. Hutto of a bill banning what is known as “dismemberment abortion” could halt anything else from getting done this session.
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Lee Rogers
August 04, 2017 - 11:13 am
1063 WORD News received the following press release Friday from the Communications Director at the office of the South Carolina Senate Majority leader. COLUMBIA, S.C. — Today Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey, R-Edgefield, and Minority Leader Nikki Setzler, D-Lexington, issued a joint letter to...
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