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SC Senate votes to take down Confederate flag

...extraordinary narrative of good and evil, of love and mercy that will take its place in the history books," said Sen. Tom Davis, a Republican.After the vote, Sen. Vin cent Sheheen, a Democrat whose suggestion that the flag be taken down while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-06/sc-senate-votes-take-dow
Senate majority leader asks SC's most powerful politician to step down as chamber's leader

...blame. I'm trying to fix the problem," Peeler said. "It's no reflection on the senator from Florence."Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beau fort, was among just two senators who voted last year against giving Leatherman an additional leadership role...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-16/senate-majority-leader-asks-scs-mos
Much work remains before a South Carolina budget is possible

...the rest of the bill.But it remained held up by senators who oppose funding roads through a gas tax increase. Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, spent the regular session's final weeks filibustering the capital reserve to block senators from taking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-13/much-work-remains-south-carol
Slight majority favors moving battle flag

...news conference to call for the divisive flag's removal. In response to a reporter's question Friday, state Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, said in an e-mail early Monday:"The Charleston murders have brought a festering issue back to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-23/slight-majority-favors-movin
South Carolina's 'disappointing' legislative session ends without a state budget

...alternative-fuel vehicles. But opponents of increasing the gas tax have blocked votes in the Senate.For the past two weeks, Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, filibustered a component of the Senate's budget package to prevent debate on the roads bill, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-04/south-carolinas-disappoi
Road funding bill dead in South Carolina for this year

...improved economy and extra revenue generated by a population growth of nearly 5 percent in the past four years.Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, stopped business in the Senate for the final two weeks of the session making this argument in a filibuster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-03/road-funding-bill-dead-s
Senate Republicans meet in secret after Davis' filibuster against gas tax increase continues

...can reach an agreement on how to spend extra money coming into the state budget and fix roads.A filibuster by Sen. Tom Davis went through a third legislative day Tuesday, with Davis vowing to hold the floor for the final five regular days of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-26/senate-republicans-meet-
Senate has yet to pass bill for one-time spending or take up road funding

...upcoming state budget and how to fix South Carolina's deteriorating roads.The Senate adjourned Thursday with Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, still filibustering a bill that would spend $85 million that the state is collecting this fiscal year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/senate-has-yet-pass-bill-one-
South Carolina Senate panel's debate on roads could predict floor fight

...Senate plan currently has no restructuring or income tax cut. And several Republican senators weren't happy.Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, introduced an amendment that would cut income taxes by 2 percentage points over 10 years. It's the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-28/south-carolina-senate-pa
SC senators advance measure that keeps state government running if there's no budget July 1

...But that bill never received a vote on the Senate floor due to a filibuster in the session's waning weeks by Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, who opposes increasing gas taxes to pay for roadwork. He also wants further reform of DOT's governing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-10/sc-senators-advance-measure-k