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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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Legislature to ask state's high court to withdraw deadlines on education funding case

...Legislature has until today to appeal. While that will be an official court filing, Lucas and Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman have already railed against the timeline in a letter that was hand-delivered to Chief Justice Jean Toal."An arbitrary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-19/legislature-ask-states-high-court-w
South Carolina senators join the call to replace leadership of financially troubled SC State

...financially troubled South Carolina State University needs to go.A proposal introduced by Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman would replace the school's entire board with a temporary one appointed by him and other lawmakers. Co-sponsors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/south-carolina-senators-join-
South Carolina Senate leader revives proposal of borrowing for construction projects statewide

...veto threat from Gov. Nikki Haley and just a month after House leaders killed the plan.Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman says the state's first such bond bill in 15 years can address South Caro lina's backlogged building needs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-16/south-carolina-senate-le
South Carolina Senate panel's debate on roads could predict floor fight

...before a surprising and testy debate that could foreshadow the floor fight to come.Senate Finance Committee chairman Hugh Leatherman planned a short meeting to swap out the bills. But instead, the session turned into nearly 90 minutes of debate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-28/south-carolina-senate-pa
Senate majority leader asks SC's most powerful politician to step down as chamber's leader

...that he do so.Peeler dropped the bomb at the beginning of the Legislature's special session when he asked Sen. Hugh Leatherman to immediately resign as Senate president pro tem. Peeler said his Republican colleague is capable of leading the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-16/senate-majority-leader-asks-scs-mos
Senate Republicans offer another plan to fix SC roads

...announced the proposal, but conspicuously absent was the most powerful Republican in the chamber, Senate President Hugh Leatherman, although he later said he was busy trying to craft a budget deal. There were also no Democrats, who later seemed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-07/senate-republicans-offer
Senate panel to consider firing SC State trustees, appointing new board

...the problem.Today, the full Senate Education Committee will review the proposal filed by Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, the state's most powerful legislator; the chamber's Democratic leader and graduates of South Carolina's only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-24/senate-panel-consider-fir
Senate Republicans meet in secret after Davis' filibuster against gas tax increase continues

...assurances the $400 million is going to be spent on roads and bridges?"On Thursday, Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman seemed to indicate Tuesday was going to be Davis' last day to filibuster one way or the other, warning lawmakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-26/senate-republicans-meet-
Senate kills $237 million bill to borrow

...borrowing package. Her opposition helped defeat a larger package by House GOP leaders in March.Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman immediately revived the effort.The Senate Finance Committee ? which Leatherman chairs ? approved the $236.7 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/senate-kills-237-million-bill-borro