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Grocery tax might get axed

COLUMBIA - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Hugh Leatherman is adamant about two things: eliminating the sales...News Service KEY CONTACTS Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman: (803) 212-6640, SFI@scsenate.org Rep...

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Democrat Yancey McGill is SC's new lieutenant governor

...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. The leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-18/democrat-yancey-mcgill-scs-ne
McGill says willing to be lieutenant governor, but South Carolina Senate postpones vote

...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. 6 in Senate seniority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-17/mcgill-says-hes-willing-be-li
SC legislature upholds 22 of Haley's 76 budget vetoes

...vetoing that, Haley suggested legislators ask voters whether they should get a pay increase.Senate Finance Chair man Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, has argued that the cost of gas has more than tripled since legislators last received a pay raise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-18/sc-legislature-upholds-22-hal
Legislature will try to pass budget in last week

...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 and send the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-01/legislature-will-try-pass-bud
People deserve to see full hacking report, South Carolina official says

...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, I wonder if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-08/people-deserve-see-full-hacki
SC budget may pay $27 million for new computer security efforts, credit monitoring

...mistake."Currently, each agency is responsible for its own security infrastructure.Senate Finance Chair man Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, said that needs to change, to both improve security and lower costs by eliminating duplication...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-20/sc-budget-may-pay-27-million-new-co
Senate Finance Committee's budget expands kindergarten for 4-year-olds

...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 government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-03/senate-finance-committees-bud
SC lawmakers try to prevent new security breach

...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, it's up to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-23/sc-lawmakers-try-prevent-new-
Expert to begin evaluating S.C. computer systems

...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 agencies will do...

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