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Foundation to honor slain SC senator

...charitable causes that the late Senator supported while serving as a leader in his church, community and the South Carolina Senate. To donate, visit www.senatorpinckney.org.Pinckney, a father of two daughters, earned a reputation as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-30/foundation-honor-slain-s
U.S. House moves to ban Confederate flag in federal cemeteries

...reportedly has told authorities that he wanted to start a race war.Following the lead of GOP Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the flag from the Capitol grounds and the state House was taking up the measure Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-08/us-house-moves-ban-confedera
NRA board member blames Charleston pastor's concealed weapons opposition for church shooting

...when people realize there is no such thing as a gun-free zone?"Larry Martin, the Republican chairman of the South Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee, called Cotton's comments "outrageous." He said South Carolina's concealed carry law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-19/nra-board-member-blames-charleston-
SC Senate gives final vote to remove Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Senate gave its final approval Tuesday to removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, but across the hall in the House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-07/sc-senate-gives-final-vote-remove-c
SC Senate votes to take down Confederate flag

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Con federate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-06/sc-senate-votes-take-dow
Pastor killed in Charleston church shooting also a veteran state legislator, lauded for gentleness, leadership

COLUMBIA - When Clementa Pinckney stepped to the well of the South Carolina Senate chamber in April, fellow legislators expected him to lobby for funding of police body cameras. But Pinckney, speaking in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-18/pastor-killed-charleston-church-sho
SC Senate rejects last-ditch effort to force roads debate

COLUMBIA - The legislative session will end without a long-term plan to fix South Carolina's deteriorating roads, despite the House's last-ditch effort to pressure the Senate into passing one.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-17/sc-senate-rejects-last-d
Senate Republicans meet in secret after Davis' filibuster against gas tax increase continues

COLUMBIA - After another frustrating day of not getting anywhere, Republicans in the South Carolina Senate called a closed-door meeting to see if they can reach an agreement on how to spend extra money coming into the state budget and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-26/senate-republicans-meet-
Senate kills $237 million bill to borrow

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Senate killed a $237 million borrowing package Tuesday on a technicality, but efforts to borrow for college construction and workforce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-12/senate-kills-237-million-bill-borro
South Carolina Senate makes little progress on 3rd day of budget talks

COLUMBIA - With debate stuck on the best way to spend an expected revenue increase, senators have made little progress on South Carolina's $7 billion spending plan.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-06/south-carolina-senate-ma