SC legislators: Who got garbage bucks and how they voted
05/18/2013 11:00 PM
05/19/2013 2:11 AM
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?|
|Cole, J. Derham||$2,000||0||Yes|
|Total for “Yes” votes||$34,500||$3,250|
|Total for “No” Votes||$2,750||$1,000|
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|
|Sheheen, Vincent||$5,500 (1)||$0|
|Totals for senators||$23,500||$4,000|
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