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Battle brews over Barnwell waste site

...site and envisions millions of dollars heading to the county and the state, mostly to educational programs. Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton, thinks of the site and envisions a stream of nuclear waste leaking into the Savannah River and wrecking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/25/met_117940.shtml
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School choice, cigarette tax voted down in House

...Wednesday to add the proposals to an expansive tax bill. Their efforts failed. "That's it for the year," Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton, said of the proposed tax credit, which was intended to allow families of students attending "failing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/04/met_80044.shtml
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Schools denied extra funds, for now

...schools need to compensate for a school funding formula that penalizes districts with high property values. But Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton, said they are not done fighting. "There's so much pork in that budget coming out of the Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/30/met_79516.shtml
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Drunken driving bill stalls; deadline looms

...hard for the bill to be passed this year. "The good intentions are there, but it's an unfinished bill," Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton, said, explaining his motion to keep the legislation in subcommittee until more information is available...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/18/met_125061.shtml
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Tax law repeal begins

...its booming population. "It took awhile to craft that, and I will oppose any effort to take that away," Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton, said. Sen. Greg Ryberg, R-Aiken, is sponsoring a bill to repeal the changes the Legislature...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/24/met_73083.shtml
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Panel votes to restrict seizures eminent domain

...port authority or Jasper County controls economic development on the Jasper port of the Savannah River, said Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton. In the future, however, "that amendment may give Jasper County a paramount position," Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/15/met_56237.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Committee, in hopes it could be revised. "It has good intentions, but it's an incomplete bill," said Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton. "The DUI law right now has too many trip wires, so why send out another law with even more trip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/26/met_126136.shtml
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Officials debate offshore drilling

...whom you ask. "I am adamant about the coastal counties being part of the decision-making," said state Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton. "I believe that natural gas should definitely be in our long-term energy plans, and that is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/07/met_472364.shtml
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Across the region

...she's sending a clear message that the state has learned from its past of pork-barrel spending.Republican Rep. Bill Herbkersman, of Bluffton, disagrees with that characterization for Mitchelville. He calls the site a state treasure, not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-20/across-region
House studies smoking ban

...this is a decision that needs to be made per business," Mr. Erb said. That's a strong argument, said Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton. The argument that second-hand smoke is a severe health risk also is valid, said Mr. Herbkersman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/25/met_78858.shtml
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