The Buzz

June 5, 2014

MORNING BUZZ: Courson resigns, Budget deal passes, New seawall OK'd for DeBordieu

The Buzz

A blog from The State's political team of Cassie Cope, Jamie Self and Andy Shain. Email tips to

Happening Today The House and Senate will adjourn at 5 p.m. wrapping up the 120th South Carolina General Assembly ... The Republican candidates for lieutenant governor will debate on ETV and at 7 p.m. ...

Sen. John Courson resigns SC Senate leadership post in spat with Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell

Budget deal includes 2% pay hike for SC state workers, 4K expansion

New seawall OK’d for Debordieu, despite questions

Clemson poll: Graham near 50 percent, challengers in single digits

Florida company suspends request to buy Charleston School of Law

SC lawmakers agree on ethics reform but ‘most important part ... not getting done’

Michelle Bachmann backs Sheri Few for SC schools superintendent

S.C. lawmakers overwhelmingly have passed a statewide ban on texting while driving.

Senate's DSS panel members promise to continue investigation

Guv's Schedule

At 1:15 p.m. Gov. Nikki Haley will address the Spring Valley Rotary Club, Grand Hall, Northeast Presbyterian Church, 601 Polo Road, Columbia, S.C.

Senate meetings

Full body meets at 11 a.m.

9 a.m.: Finance Sales and Income Taxation Subcommittee on S.892 (Gressette Room 105 / Agenda )

10:30 a.m.: General Committee (State House, 3rd Floor Conference Room / Agenda )

House meetings

Full body meets at 10 a.m.

9 a.m.: Operations and Management Committee (Blatt Room 501)

9 a.m.: House Legislative Ethics Committee (Blatt Room 511 / Agenda )

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