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Jim Davenport, AP reporter in South Carolina, dies

...officials he covered.In March 2012, the South Carolina Senate honored Davenport with a resolution, introduced by Sen. John Land, who was wrapping up his 37th and final year in the Legislature."I never noticed whether Jim had an agenda," Land...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-31/jim-davenport-ap-reporter-sou
South Carolina legislators attempt to hash out budget deal

...have already passed their budgets based on the undisputed portions of the chambers' proposals.Senate Minority Leader John Land agreed, under the argument that the House should give."I think we'd be irresponsible if we didn't go ahead and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-22/south-carolina-legislato
Legislators: Haley needs to offer agenda details

...education, law enforcement and health care in this state with our very limited revenues," said Senate Minority Leader John Land, a Manning Democrat.The speech comes as legislators and the new governor are setting the tone for their relationship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-18/legislators-haley-needs-offe
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...anticipated and I thought that the funding for health care was a little bit than I anticipated," said Senate Minority Leader John Land, a Manning Democrat. I hope we'll be able to do more."The budget bill cuts $125 million from Medicaid payments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-16/across-south-carolina
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Plan shortens help for jobless

...governor's plan would reduce unemployment help from 99 to 76 weeks, according to state officials.Senate Minority Leader John Land, a Manning Democrat, said he would go along with using the extra state cash as a break for employers this year, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-04/plan-shortens-help-jobless
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...bill designated no money to the I-95 Corridor Authority, though it said legislators could.Senate Minority Leader John Land, a co-sponsor, said Thursday it was meant to bring leaders together and create a way for them to attract and dispense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-09/across-south-carolina
Democrats bank on platform of change

...for education. "The first thing I did was sit down and talk with Sen. Hugh Leatherman, (R-Florence) and Sen. John Land (D-Manning) ... and laid out a proposed legislative strategy to go with the litigation strategy." WORTH NOTING...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/12/met_551527.shtml
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Sanford vows to lead better

...promises to the state of South Carolina like he doesn't keep promises to his wife," he said. Senate Minority Leader John Land, also frequently at odds with Mr. Sanford, doubts the governor can change or knows how to compromise. "If he didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/19/met_541370.shtml
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Sanford's little lie masks a much bigger one

...off by themselves, but on Father's Day to leave your family behind? That's erratic," said Senate Minority Leader John Land, a Democrat. Things seemed to abate Monday night when Sawyer said the governor was hiking the Appalachian Trail. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/26/met_528848.shtml
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Sanford slipped away to Appalachian Trail

...off by themselves, but on Father's Day to leave your family behind? That's erratic," said Senate Minority Leader John Land, D-Manning. Sanford's unannounced absence was a cause for concern because the National Guard and the state's top...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/23/met_528565.shtml
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