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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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/10/met_124035.shtml
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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-
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
SC State trustees put president on administrative leave

...proposal to replace all trustees and fire Elzey. South Carolina's most powerful legislator, Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, then introduced a similar proposal.U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn and his wife, both 1961 graduates of S.C. State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-23/sc-state-trustees-put-pre
Judge orders SC State trustees to not fire president

...41-1 to approve a plan to fire all trustees.The plan, introduced two weeks ago by Senate Pres i dent Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, would create a new, five-member board to oversee S.C. State until 2018 as it works to bring the 119-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-04/judge-orders-sc-state-tru
Proposal to fire SC State trustees advances with objection

...last week to fire Elzey and the entire board. But it wouldn't take effect until July 1. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman introduced his own measure a day later."The initial proposal really jump-started and put folks into crisis mode...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-25/proposal-fire-sc-state-tr
South Carolina State to receive $12M from reserve fund; Haley refuses to participate in vote

...million plan, as recommended by a group of former and current college presidents assembled by Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman. The plan calls for the school to receive $6 million this fiscal year to pay long-overdue bills, then $4 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-08/south-carolina-state-receive-
Former SC governor James B. Edwards dies at 87

...Edwards, whose love for South Carolina inspired him to serve until his last day," she said.Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, a senator since 1981, described Edwards as a "Palmetto gentleman who sought only the best solutions for his community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/former-sc-governor-james
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