SC Legislative Update – 2.5.24
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer The first month of the 125th SC General Assembly comes to a close this week and it has been a very busy last few weeks.  Here are some of the top takeaways and things to keep on your radar.  On January 17th SCDOT Secretary of Transportation Christy Hall announced...
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SC Legislative Update – 12.15.23
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer The SC House of Representatives prefiling dates were November 16 and again on December 14 and the SC Senate was November 30. This years prefiling period is different because it is the second year of a two-year calendar. That means any legislation that fails to pass by sine die...
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SC Legislative Update – 11.16.23
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer Funding update for SC  The South Carolina Board of Economic Advisors (BEA) issued updated forecasts for the current fiscal year, FY 2023-24 (FY 24), and following year, FY 2024-25 (FY 25), at its meeting Thursday, November 16, 2023. For FY 24, the BEA increased its estimate by $426.8 million...
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SC Legislative Update – 11.2.23
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer On Thursday, November 2, we spent the day at the SCFOR Annual Meeting in Columbia. The meeting brings together SCDOT leadership, SC lawmakers and a multitude of stakeholders in all things related to the condition, construction, reliability, and efficiency of our states transportation system.  SCDOT Commissioner Christy Hall reported...
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SC Legislative Update – 10.16.23
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer Elections are already heating up.  Six months before the filing even opens, sitting members of the Senate are already drawing opposition. Senators Sandy Senn, Penry Gustafson, Ronnie Cromer, Sean Bennett, Mike Fanning, and Luke Rankin already have announced their opposition.  Senate Republicans are meeting December 13-15 to discuss the...
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