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...South Carolina organization after receiving considerable backlash from gay rights groups, Clemson students and South Carolina House minority leader Todd Rutherford.The Palmetto Family Council planned to honor Swinney and "South Carolina defenders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-27/overtime
Rep. Hardwick resigned following investigation into complaint

...he wanted to focus on his health. The 63-year-old Republican was at the House on Tuesday."Serving in the South Carolina House has been one of the single greatest highlights of my life," wrote the married father of three. "It has been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-13/rep-hardwick-resigned-following-inv
Concealed carry bills could open reciprocity between Georgia and South Carolina

Gun-toting locals might get an early Christmas present this year.The South Carolina House of Representatives passed two bills this week that could impact how Augusta area residents carry concealed weapons across state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-01/concealed-carry-bills-co
South Carolina House OKs bill making it easier to build hospitals

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina House gave key approval Wednesday to a bill that would make it easier to build and expand hospitals and other medical facilities, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-29/south-carolina-house-oks-bill-makin
South Carolina House approves bill that provides $400M more for roads, some income tax savings

...A bill that would generate more than $400 million in extra funds annually for road and bridge work passed the South Carolina House overwhelmingly Wednesday.The 87-20 margin could become especially important down the road, because it is big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-15/south-carolina-house-approves-bill-
Aiken County pastor and SRS worker honored by South Carolina House

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina House of Representatives is honoring Augusta native and Savannah River Site worker Clinton Edwards on his 10th anniversary as pastor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2015-03-31/aiken-county-pastor-and-srs-w
Road funding plan sent to SC House floor

The plan passed Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee would lower the state gas tax by 6 cents and raise the sales tax on fuel by 6 percent. It moves around other money to raise an additional $400 million a year for roads.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-26/road-funding-plan-sent-s
Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...have to be postponed. AS THE NEW PLAQUES wait in an office in City Hall, two bills have been introduced in the South Carolina House and Senate that would allow Green wood to alter the monuments. Both bills, one sponsored by Sen. Floyd Nicholson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-14/opinions-differ-law-preserves
SC House kills bond plan, approves budget

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina House approved its $7 billion spending plan late Thursday after killing a proposal to borrow $500 million for building projects statewide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-12/sc-house-kills-bond-plan
South Carolina House approves firing SC State's trustees amid fiscal crisis

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - The state House voted Tuesday to fire all the trustees of financially troubled South Carolina State University, as the board met for the fourth time in 15 days and approved a no-confidence vote against suspended President Thomas Elzey.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/south-carolina-house-approves