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SC Senate passes bill allowing legal bridge games

COLUMBIA - A government watchdog group has filed a legal challenge to the constitutionality of the elections process in South Carolina, a move one top lawmaker says could complicate this year's races if the issue isn't decided quickly.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-08/sc-senate-passes-bill-allowin
South Carolina Senate passes bill allowing legal bridge games

COLUMBIA - A bill that would allow retirees to legally play bridge passed the South Carolina Senate unanimously Tuesday, two weeks after a senator threatened to challenge South Carolina's centuries-old antigambling laws in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-08/south-carolina-senate-passes-
SC Senate incumbents have millions in bank

COLUMBIA - Incumbent South Carolina U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has $7.6 million in the bank for his re-election campaign this year while fellow Republican Tim Scott has about $3.1 million on hand.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-01-31/sc-senate-incu
Across the region

...the standards being rolled out in classrooms statewide after their adoption by two state boards in 2010.THE SOUTH CAROLINA Senate has approved a bill allowing school boards to forgive up to five days of classes canceled during this winter's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-26/across-region
SC Senate approves concealed guns in restaurants

COLUMBIA - People with concealed weapon permits could soon be able to carry their guns into South Carolina businesses that serve alcohol.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-16/sc-senate-approves-concealed-
Brush up on your gun rights

...Carolina Code of Laws Section 25-1-1890 allows the governor to activate the unorganized militia.? Check pending South Carolina Senate Bill 247 for new provisions for our responsibilities.? Check the Efficiency of Militia Bill H.R. 11654, a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-05-06/brush-your-gun-rights
South Carolina Senate overrides 46 of Haley's vetoes

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Senate ended this year's legislative session Thursday by overriding 46 of Gov. Nikki Haley's 81 budget vetoes, restoring money to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-27/south-carolina-senate-overrid
Across the region

...County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.Ethics bill puts panel in chargeCOLUMBIA - A South Carolina Senate panel has advanced an ethics reform package that removes ethics investigations from legislators.The bill sent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-07/across-region
National Guard duty sends Nikki Haley's husband to Afghanistan

...who puts on a uniform."Michael Haley drew criticism last month after he used Facebook to call members of the South Carolina Senate cowards for not voting on a bill favored by his wife."It amazes me that in a week that we have heroes who have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-07-30/gov-haleys-husband-deployed-
Federal judges to hear challenge to Republican state Senate race in S.C.

COLUMBIA - A three-judge panel is set to hear a federal lawsuit disputing the results of a special South Carolina Senate primary.The panel was appointed last week by Chief Judge William Traxler of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-01/federal-judges-hear-challenge