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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
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
Haley, senators disagree on progress of government restructuring bill

...death sentence. It would've been, Massey said, without the agreement for date-certain debate.But Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman said he has no intention of stalling the legislation, but rather wanted his committee to study its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-29/haley-senators-disagree-progress-go
SC lawmakers try to prevent new security breach

...system and make it up to the 6.4 million people and businesses exposed is what the state needs to pay, Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, said Tuesday."When the government requires citizens to give their information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-23/sc-lawmakers-try-prevent-new-
Boeing investing another $1 billion, creating 2,000 new jobs in S.C.

...Candy Eslinger.Incentive bills were introduced in both the state House and Senate in Columbia on Tuesday.Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman said he's in awe of Boeing's expansion plans."Our state could very well become the aerospace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-09/boeing-investing-another-1
Senate Finance Committee's budget expands kindergarten for 4-year-olds

...Nikki Haley have remained steadfast in their opposition to expanding Medicaid under the federal health care law.Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman said he struggled with the issue but decided the state can't afford the eventual costs. The federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-03/senate-finance-committees-bud
S.C. gets money from bank in settlement

...million to his office's budget for 2013-14."I've got some concerns about those attorney fees," said Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, asking his colleagues to vote "no."Of the $9 million being wired to the attorneys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-23/sc-gets-money-bank-settlement
Expert to begin evaluating S.C. computer systems

...chairwoman of the five-member oversight board, after the meeting. "This is going to be something ongoing."Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, a board member, made clear the recommendations would be followed."Whatever comes out, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-29/expert-begin-evaluating-sc-computer