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SC lawmakers study school ruling

...to collectively figure out what must be done. A resolution is not expected next year.Senate Education Chairman John Courson, R-Columbia, jokingly said the court's guidance is so ambiguous that 21 years could be considered a "reasonable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-28/sc-lawmakers-study-school
Augusta native Courson now leads SC Senate

...McConnell, a Charleston Republican, took over the ceremonial job. Then the Senate voted 27-17 last month for Sen. John Courson, R-Columbia, to serve as president pro tempore. Eighteen out of 19 Democrats supported Courson.Courson, 67...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-04-06/augusta-native-courson-n
Senate to debate car tax

...the committee process. Despite the chamber's unanimous agreement to give priority to the bill introduced by Sen. John Courson, R-Columbia, it still faces powerful opposition. "I hope it would have the chance of a snowball in hell," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/22/met_226555.shtml
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Haley surgery means Democrat temporary governor

...insistence of Haley and McConnell, who resigned to take his new job as president of the College of Charleston. Sen. John Courson, R-Columbia, resigned his leadership post as the Senate president pro tem two weeks earlier in order to keep his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-01/haley-surgery-means-democrat
Tentative agreement reached on South Carolina Common Core

...exacerbating the law's time crunch."I would like to encourage everyone to work together," said Senate Education Chairman John Courson, R-Columbia.Representatives of the three groups eventually hashed out a tentative agreement Thursday on the process...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-31/tentative-agreement-reached-s
Around the region

...standstill is delaying action on a snow-days bill stemming from the last bout of wintry weather.Senate President Pro Tem John Courson said Thursday that the Senate will take up a measure next week that allows school boards to forgive up to five days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-13/around-region
Sheheen focusing on DSS in governor's race

...spokesman calls the request by her Democratic rival election-year nonsense.Sheheen asked Senate President Pro Tem John Courson in a letter Thursday to create an investigative committee to look into whether the administration interfered with another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-01/sheheen-focusi
South Carolina Gov. Haley says lieutenant governor's position shouldn't go vacant until January

...officeholder steps down to take over as a college president.Haley contends state law might require Senate President Pro Tem John Courson to step into the state's soon-to-be vacant No. 2 position. But the post has been vacant six times in the past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-30/south-carolina-gov-haley-says
Democrat Yancey McGill is SC's new lieutenant governor

...the Senate's next president pro tem, though not without protest. The leadership role has been vacant since Sen. John Courson, R-Columbia, stepped down two weeks ago.The 42-2 vote followed criticism from GOP Sen. Shane Massey that Leatherman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-18/democrat-yancey-mcgill-scs-ne
Democrat could be new SC lieutenant governor

...himself a fiscal conservative and is chairman of a Senate Finance subcommittee.The possibility arose a day after Sen. John Courson, R-Columbia, stepped down as Senate president pro tem to ensure he could keep his Senate seat and not be forced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-05/democrat-could-be-new-sc-lieu