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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 has yet to pass bill for one-time spending or take up road funding

...during his filibuster as evidence that roadwork can be funded without raising taxes.But Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, said that money has nothing to do with road funding. The Department of Transportation needs a reliable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/senate-has-yet-pass-bill-one-
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 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
Governor signs bill to fire SC State trustees

...will name one new trustee each are Superintendent Molly Spearman, Treasurer Curtis Loftis, Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, Senate Education Committee Chairman John Courson, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian White, and Rep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-07/governor-signs-bill-fire-sc-s
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 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
Road-funding bill suffers defeat in SC Senate

...we'll at least be in a position to move," said Sen. Darrell Jackson, D-Columbia.Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman said such a plan will never materialize."If this group can come up with something all senators will agree with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/road-funding-bill-suffers-def
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