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Senate majority leader asks SC's most powerful politician to step down as chamber's leader

...Senate president pro tem. Peeler said his Republican colleague is capable of leading the Senate and being Senate Finance chairman, but not of occupying both roles simultaneously.The pro tem's job is to "help guide the Senate and make the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-16/senate-majority-leader-asks-scs-mos
Commission to hear retirees' request for monthly increase to pensions

...in either case until 2042. That year, the plan's youngest member, a 56-year-old survivor, will be 85.Finance Chairman Wayne Guilfoyle said the board can't recommend an increase because it will inevitably trigger similar requests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-22/commission-hear-retirees
Romney sparks new 2016 primary competition among GOP establishment

...like South Carolina and Iowa this week, just as his team prepares to add outgoing Republican National Committee finance chairman Ray Washburne to lead its fundraising operation. Further, high-profile Republican donors in New York and Virginia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-14/romney-sparks-new-2016-primary-prir
South Carolina State to receive $12M from reserve fund; Haley refuses to participate in vote

...would "stick your fingers in the General Assembly's eyes," said Leatherman, R-Florence, who is also Senate Finance chairman.Under the plan adopted last week, installments would be made after a group to be appointed by the college presidents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-08/south-carolina-state-receive-
McGill says willing to be lieutenant governor, but South Carolina Senate postpones vote

...temporary job. A Democrat has not held the seat since January 1995.Meanwhile, it appeared Tuesday that Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman of Florence had secured the necessary support the Senate's next president pro tem.McGill, No...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-17/mcgill-says-hes-willing-be-li
People deserve to see full hacking report, South Carolina official says

...not to disclose anything, according to Haley's office. The five-member board chaired by Haley includes Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence.He opposed the report's release."If there's people identified in that report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-08/people-deserve-see-full-hacki
Democrat Yancey McGill is SC's new lieutenant governor

...under the constitutional line of succession. McGill's two swearing-in ceremonies were minutes apart.Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, was then elected the Senate's next president pro tem, though not without protest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-18/democrat-yancey-mcgill-scs-ne
Legislature will try to pass budget in last week

...Means Chairman Brian White, R-Anderson, said Thursday.He hopes to bring a compromise between him and Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman to the House floor Tuesday for a vote. That way, the Senate could then agree to the House amendment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-01/legislature-will-try-pass-bud
Finance chairman disagrees with deal

...issued the check Sept. 10, but Mr. Corletto's proposal would mean the city would be paying twice for the ticket. Finance Chairman Ulmer Bridges later directed accounting personnel to process the check, charging the mayor's contingency fund...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/17/met_270447.shtml
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...state's budget Friday even after spending two hours behind closed doors and taking a 90-minute lunch. Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman couldn't muster the votes Thursday or Friday to kill an amendment to put money from the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/08/met_414954.shtml
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