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Democrat Yancey McGill is SC's new lieutenant governor

...McConnell under the constitutional line of succession. McGill's two swearing-in ceremonies were minutes apart.Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, was then elected the Senate's next president pro tem, though not without protest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-18/democrat-yancey-mcgill-scs-ne
McGill says willing to be lieutenant governor, but South Carolina Senate postpones vote

...the temporary job. A Democrat has not held the seat since January 1995.Meanwhile, it appeared Tuesday that Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman of Florence had secured the necessary support the Senate's next president pro tem.McGill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-17/mcgill-says-hes-willing-be-li
Legislature will try to pass budget in last week

...and Means Chairman Brian White, R-Anderson, said Thursday.He hopes to bring a compromise between him and Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman to the House floor Tuesday for a vote. That way, the Senate could then agree to the House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-01/legislature-will-try-pass-bud
People deserve to see full hacking report, South Carolina official says

...agreed not to disclose anything, according to Haley's office. The five-member board chaired by Haley includes Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence.He opposed the report's release."If there's people identified in that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-08/people-deserve-see-full-hacki
Haley, senators disagree on progress of government restructuring bill

...be a death sentence. It would've been, Massey said, without the agreement for date-certain debate.But Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman said he has no intention of stalling the legislation, but rather wanted his committee to study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-29/haley-senators-disagree-progress-go
SC lawmakers try to prevent new security breach

...the system and make it up to the 6.4 million people and businesses exposed is what the state needs to pay, Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, said Tuesday."When the government requires citizens to give their information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-23/sc-lawmakers-try-prevent-new-
Boeing investing another $1 billion, creating 2,000 new jobs in S.C.

...spokeswoman Candy Eslinger.Incentive bills were introduced in both the state House and Senate in Columbia on Tuesday.Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman said he's in awe of Boeing's expansion plans."Our state could very well become the aerospace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-09/boeing-investing-another-1
S.C. gets money from bank in settlement

...million to his office's budget for 2013-14."I've got some concerns about those attorney fees," said Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, asking his colleagues to vote "no."Of the $9 million being wired to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-23/sc-gets-money-bank-settlement
South Carolina budget board bucks legislators, increases employees' 2013 health care premiums

...two dissenting votes came from the panel's legislative leaders: House Ways and Means Chairman Brian White and Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman.The budget provided public workers their first raise in four years. Furloughs had reduced workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-08/south-carolina-budget-board-bucks-l
Expert to begin evaluating S.C. computer systems

...chairwoman of the five-member oversight board, after the meeting. "This is going to be something ongoing."Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, a board member, made clear the recommendations would be followed."Whatever comes out, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-29/expert-begin-evaluating-sc-computer