Politics & Government

May 18, 2013

SC legislators: Who got garbage bucks and how they voted

SC HOUSE

The S.C. House voted 89-23 on Jan. 30 to approve a garbage industry-backed bill to limit the authority of counties to run landfills. House members receiving contributions from the country’s two largest garbage companies, Waste Management and Republic Services, and how they voted on the waste bill those companies favor.

House member Contributions, Waste Management Contributions, Republic Voted for bill?
Allison, Rita $1,500 0 Yes
Anthony, Michael $0 $1,000 Yes
Bales, Jimmy $2,000 $1,000 Yes
Clemmons, Alan $1,000 0 Yes
Cole, J. Derham $2,000 0 Yes
Crawford, Kris $1,000 0 Yes
Crosby, Bill $500 0 Yes
Daning, Joseph $250 0 Yes
Delleney, Greg $500 0 Yes
Forrester, Mike $2,000 0 Yes
Funderburk, Laurie $750 0 Yes
Gambrell, Mike $1,000 0 Yes
Hardwick, Nelson $1,500 0 Yes
Harrell, Bobby $1,500 $1,000 Yes
Henderson, Phyllis $250 0 Yes
Hiott, David $1,500 0 Yes
Horne, Jenny $2,250 0 Yes
Huggins, Chip $500 0 Yes
Knight, Patsy $500 0 Yes
Limehouse, Chip $1,000 0 Yes
Loftis, Dwight $500 0 Yes
Moss, Dennis $750 0 Yes
Moss, Steve $1,250 0 Yes
Murphy, Chris $500 0 Yes
Pitts, Michael $1,000 0 Yes
Rutherford, Todd $500 0 Yes
Sandifer, Bill $2,500 $250 Yes
Skelton, B.R. $750 0 Yes
Smith, Garry $1,000 0 Yes
Smith, James $1,000 0 Yes
Stringer, Tommy $500 0 Yes
Toole, Mac $1,000 0 Yes
White, Brian $1,500 0 Yes
Wood, Donna $250 0 Yes
Total for “Yes” votes $34,500 $3,250  
Edge, Tracy $500 $0 No
Brown, Grady $0 $1,000 No
Dillard, Chandra $500 $0 No
George, Wayne $250 $0 No
Howard, Leon $1,000 $0 No
Neal, Joe $500 $0 No
Total for “No” Votes $2,750 $1,000

SC SENATE

Senators have not voted on a waste industry-backed bill to limit county control of landfills. But 18 of the Senate’s 46 members have received campaign contributions from Waste Management and Republic Services.

Senator Contributions from Waste Management Contributions from Republic
Bright, Lee $500 $1,000
Campbell, Paul $500 $0
Campsen, George $500 $0
Fair, Mike $3,000 $0
Ford, Robert $500 $0
Jackson, Darrell $1,500 $0
Lourie, Joel $500 $0
Martin, Larry $2,500 $0
Martin, Shane $500 $1,000
Massey, Shane $500 $0
McGill, Yancey $1,500 $0
Nicholson, Floyd $1,000 $0
Peeler, Harvey $1,000 $0
Reese, Glenn $1,000 $0
Scott, John $1,500 $0
Setzler, Nikki $1,000 $1,000
Sheheen, Vincent $5,500 (1) $0
Verdin, Danny $500 $1,000
Totals for senators $23,500 $4,000
(1) Includes contributions to Sheheen’s 2010 campaign for governor. NOTE: Contributions are totals for the years 2009 through 2012 found in S.C. Ethics Commission documents

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