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Increased domestic violence penalties headed to Haley's desk

...power to prosecutors and not doing enough to provide counseling or other help outside of the legal system.Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter said something had to be done to move South Carolina down in the ranks as one of the top states for domestic violence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-28/increased-domestic-viole
Hillary Clinton says so-called women's issues are at the heart of reigniting middle class

...there are the women who stood and roared when she entered the room Wednesday.Introducing Clinton, state Rep. Gilda Cobb Hunter drew a big smile from Clinton when she declared, "All of us believe that a woman's place is in the House, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-05-27/hillary-clinto
SC House kills bond plan, approves budget

...borrowing proposal themselves, after adding about $12 million worth of projects, for a total of $509 million.Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, criticized her colleagues as "spinally challenged" for allowing the state's long-term needs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-12/sc-house-kills-bond-plan
South Carolina House approves firing SC State's trustees amid fiscal crisis

...million in unpaid bills. Its total debt, when including outstanding bonds, exceeds $83 million, said Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg.The chambers' versions differ primarily in who would appoint the five-member replacement board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/south-carolina-house-approves
Suspended SC State president sues school

...Jackson, whose nephew is a junior at S.C. State.A compromise between the versions could be difficult.Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, said Leatherman's plan swaps "one set of good ol' boys with another." The president pro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-03/suspended-sc-state-president-
Proposal would boost hourly wages in South Carolina

...per hour.The proposal, H. 3031, was introduced ahead of January's start to the legislative year, by Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg.The bill joins at least three others in the Senate that target hourly wages.In the Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-12/proposal-would-boost-hourl
Clyburn says alma mater South Carolina State needs to replace President Thomas Elzey

...anywhere."As president, my first priority continues to be the students of S.C. State," he said.State Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orange-burg, said she's glad Clyburn essentially endorsed what House members have been working on and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-18/clyburn-says-alma-mater-s
Group pushing SC school reform

...The decision didn't specify what state leaders should do.During a budget subcommittee meeting Tuesday, Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, pressed the leaders of the 16-college S.C. Technical College System to help remedy the effects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-21/group-pushing-sc-school-r
Powdered alcohol ban heads to SC governor

...school or playground, provided any of the three affected gave their written OK to the Department of Revenue. Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, had sought to allow a Mexican restaurant to serve tequila and margaritas downtown, despite its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-04/powdered-alcohol-ban-heads-s
SC budget sent on to House

...state budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 would be $24 billion, up from $22.5 billion this year.Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, said she voted against the plan because it punishes two public colleges for their book selections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-20/sc-budget-sent-house