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Senate has yet to pass bill for one-time spending or take up road funding

...and how to fix South Carolina's deteriorating roads.The Senate adjourned Thursday with Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, still...evidence that roadwork can be funded without raising taxes.But Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/senate-has-yet-pass-bill-one-
SC senators say Heigel has the right experience to balance business, environmental interests

...this time in selecting a director.The Senate Medical Affairs Committee on Thursday...strongly recommend your confirmation," said Senate Education Chairman John Courson, R-Columbia...confirmation awaits a vote by the full Senate, which could sail through by month's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/sc-senators-say-heigel-has-ri
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...has been piling up like trees from last year's ice storm. The hard part is deciding what's most pertinent. Former state Senate Major ity Leader Charles Walker talks about why the consolidated Augusta-Richmond County government was set up the way it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Ramblin' Rhodes: Former senator's love of music will be remembered

...Brush asked me to write the booklet notes and I noted, "It shouldn't be surprising that Joey, who serves on the Georgia Senate's Music Industry Committee, offers an easy-listening album performed with a pleasant and tender voice."He has been singing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-19/ramblin-rhodes-former
Best and Brightest: Sean Hamlet, South Aiken High School

...Scholar, District Academic Team Champions, National Honor Society, 2015 Clemson Calculus Challenge team winner, U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship South Carolina finalistCOMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Aiken County Youth Red Cross, Economics for Leaders at Duke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-19/best-and-brightest-sean-hamle
Senate kills $237 million bill to borrow

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Senate killed a $237 million borrowing package...related to the rest of the bill. The Senate then refused, by a vote of 14-31...Democrats joined the entire GOP caucus.The Senate then gave tentative approval to the rest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/senate-kills-237-million-bill-borro
2 former lawmakers tell senators SC must produce more educated workers to be competitive

...former chairman of the Commission on Higher Education, told the Senate Education Committee.Just over half of the new jobs created...saying that would be an "extremely large step forward."Senate Education Chairman John Courson, R-Columbia, said the Legislature...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-17/2-former-lawmakers-tell-senators-sc
Group sues over Ga. gun law revision

...unanimously in the House and with only two dissenting votes in the Senate. It was aimed at ending zero-tolerance policies in schools...in a school zone.HB 60 was more controversial and faced 18 Senate and 58 House "no" votes when it passed. It was the subject...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-19/group-sues-over-ga-gun-l
Senate Republicans offer another plan to fix SC roads

COLUMBIA - Senate Republicans announced their own plan to...Harvey Peeler was surrounded by 19 of the Senate's 27 other Republicans as he announced...most powerful Republican in the chamber, Senate President Hugh Leatherman, although he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-07/senate-republicans-offer
Road-funding bill suffers defeat in SC Senate

COLUMBIA - The South Ca rolina Senate refused Thurs day to give priority status...address South Carolina's roads now.Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney...time. The session ends June 4, and the Senate is expected to spend at least all of next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/road-funding-bill-suffers-def