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SC Senate votes to take down Confederate flag

...could have a tougher road in the House. Some powerful Republicans have not said how they will vote, including Speaker Jay Lucas.Some Republicans want to keep the flagpole and put a different flag on it. Suggestions have included the U.S. flag...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-06/sc-senate-votes-take-down-co
Haley calls for Confederate flag to come down

...removal."Last week's terrorizing act of violence shook the very core of every South Carolinian," State House Speaker Jay Lucas said earlier Monday. "Moving South Carolina forward from this terrible tragedy requires a swift resolution of this issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/haley-calls-confederate-flag
SC Senate rejects last-ditch effort to force roads debate

...vote."We are giving the Senate yet another opportunity to address our state's number one need," said House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Hartsville.But the senators opted not to take up the resolution.Senate Judiciary Chairman Larry Martin said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-17/sc-senate-rejects-last-d
House committee proposes $150 million for roads, $70 million for Volvo

...agreed. Volvo officials want the project funded that way to avoid the legislative process, she said.House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Hartsville, noted that when he agreed April 2 to the borrowing, no one knew a huge windfall was coming. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-01/proposals-ask-220-millio
Senate Republicans meet in secret after Davis' filibuster against gas tax increase continues

...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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-26/senate-republicans-meet-
South Carolina legislators OK Haley's request to borrow $123 million for Volvo

...deal, including a letter she wrote Tuesday to bond committee members. In it, she argued Leatherman and House Speaker Jay Lucas committed to the borrowing method through letters of support they supplied in early April.The letters do not reference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/south-carolina-legislators
Group stopped from desegregating war memorial sues South Carolina

...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 the State house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/group-stopped-desegregating-w
Senate Republicans offer another plan to fix SC roads

...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.The new Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-07/senate-republicans-offer
Rep. Hardwick resigned following investigation into complaint

COLUMBIA - Surfside Beach Rep. Nelson Hardwick resigned following a complaint investigated by House Speaker Jay Lucas.The speaker's office confirmed Wednesday that Hardwick chose to resign after being presented Tuesday with the results of that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-13/rep-hardwick-resigned-following-inv
SC senators advance bill that raises $800 million for roads

...by their committees. She promised to veto either one, saying each represents a massive tax increase.House Speaker Jay Lucas responded with his own letter Wednesday, inviting her to work with legislators toward a compromise on the complicated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-25/sc-senators-advance-bill-raises-800