Senate Republicans meet in secret after Davis' filibuster against gas tax increase continues

...D-Bishopville, suggested the House stop sending bills to the Senate until the Senate passed some of the bills it has.House Speaker Jay Lucas laughed before gently telling Brown he was out of order.

Can Iran be trusted?

...Journal guest column. "If he instead commits to a plan that will lead to a nuclear Iran, Congress must stop it."House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said the legislation was necessary because Americans and their allies are "worried that...

Group stopped from desegregating war memorial sues South Carolina

...owns the monument in downtown Greenwood, have sued At tor ney General Alan Wilson, Lt. Gov. Hen ry McMaster and House Speaker Jay Lucas. The men want a court to find unconstitutional the 2000 law that removed the Con federate flag from atop...

Rep. Hardwick resigned following investigation into complaint

...Hardwick resigned following a complaint investigated by House Speaker Jay Lucas.The speaker's office confirmed Wednesday...emergency room doctor were wearing him out.Former House Speaker Bobby Harrell resigned in October ? after representing...

Senate Republicans offer another plan to fix SC roads

...to review it."If the Senate is proposing a plan, then obviously that is a step in the right direction," said House Speaker Jay Lucas, who would be willing to consider a plan with rather minor differences from his chamber's proposal...

Georgia House Speaker Ralston hopes for quick vote on medical marijuana bill

ATLANTA - Georgia House Speaker David Ralston says he hopes both chambers will vote this week on a bill allowing people with any of eight medical conditions to...

Gas tax change would hit out-of-state drivers, House speaker says

ATLANTA ? A higher gas tax is preferable to an annual fee on every vehicle to fund transportation, House Speaker David Ralston said Thursday, because out-of-state drivers would pay with every fill-up.Ralston was comparing the thinking...

If Republicans win in 2016, look out

...group. I would go after one who has shown his stuff and mettle, such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or House Speaker John Boehner. Proven quality. The GOP-controlled Congress recently put out their budget proposals, and the House...

House speaker out of line

...coming visit to address Congress. Obama has a perfect right to do so.The target of The Chronicle should have been House Speaker John Boehner, who had the gall and the traitor-like position of inviting the prime minister without consulting the...

Georgia House Speaker says no vote for 'religious freedom' bill that became flashpoint

Georgia lawmakers gave final approval to bills to legalize fireworks sales and mandate insurance coverage for children with autism on the final day of the 2015 legislative session.