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Suspended SC State president sues school

...massive overhaul.The stunner brought immediate backlash. But Rep. Harold Mitchell, former chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, thanked Merrill's panel Tuesday for "getting us to look at the facts and getting this General Assembly to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-03/suspended-sc-state-president-
Senate panel to consider firing SC State trustees, appointing new board

...leave. It was a reversal from two weeks ago, when the trustees backed President Thomas Elzey, despite the Legislative Black Caucus' call for his removal.Senators said the trustees' move doesn't solve the problem.Today, the full Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-24/senate-panel-consider-fir
Georgia House bill OKs cannabis oil to treat health problems

...Peake of Macon, said he added sickle cell disease by amendment to his House Bill 1 at the request of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus. The disease, also known as sickle cell anemia, overwhelmingly affects African-Americans.The bill passed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-02-25/georgia-house-bill-oks-canna
South Carolina senators join the call to replace leadership of financially troubled SC State

...Small is among the 60 percent of trustees who came aboard after Elzey was hired in spring 2013.Last week, the Legislative Black Caucus called for Elzey's resignation. But he refused, and trustees backed him up.The calls for new leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/south-carolina-senators-join-
Clyburn says alma mater South Carolina State needs to replace President Thomas Elzey

...alumni, released a letter calling for ousting President Thomas Elzey and replacing the board. Last week, the Legislative Black Caucus called for Elzey to resign. He refused, and the trustees stood by him. Elzey's four-year contract extends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-18/clyburn-says-alma-mater-s
Black lawmakers ask SC State president to quit

COLUMBIA - The Legislative Black Caucus is asking the president of South Carolina State University to resign, saying Thomas Elzey has proven he can't lead the school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-11/black-lawmakers-ask-sc-s
Legislative Black Caucus asks SC State president to resign

...needed to reach solvency, said Rep. Jim Merrill, R-Charleston, chairman of the panel that offered the plan.Legislative Black Caucus members said they too have been unable to get answers from Elzey.If there's a "debt-retirement plan and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-11/legislative-black-caucus-
SC Black Caucus: Top accountant needs to apologize

COLUMBIA - The Legislative Black Caucus on Wednesday called on the state's top accountant to apologize...want to vote against the school.Criticism from both the Legislative Black Caucus and House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, a caucus member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-30/sc-black-caucus-top-accountan
House ethics panel hear Rep. Mitchell's case

...to see if I could help him take care of his family," said Mitchell, the chairman of the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus.Money transferred to his nonprofit sponsored a construction trade class for homeless people. Campaign money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-26/house-ethics-panel-hear-rep-mitchel
Keep standing your ground

...Carolina lawmakers think so.Members of the Legislative Black Caucus are proposing to change the state's "stand...death of a child.But not even everyone in the Legislative Black Caucus agrees with changing the law. House Minority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-11/keep-standing-your-gr