Sen. Joel Lourie reflects on his upcoming 18th year as a S.C. legislator. Before him, his father Isadore served 28 years. Lourie is entering his final year of service. Lourie expects to help shape the compromise on a bill to raise money for road repairs this year. He has shaped the argument on key issues such as Emma's Law, which strengthened South Carolina's drunken driving laws. Matt Walsh/ Mwalsh@thestate.com
Sen. Joel Lourie reflects on his upcoming 18th year as a S.C. legislator. Before him, his father Isadore served 28 years. Lourie is entering his final year of service. Lourie expects to help shape the compromise on a bill to raise money for road repairs this year. He has shaped the argument on key issues such as Emma's Law, which strengthened South Carolina's drunken driving laws. Matt Walsh/ Mwalsh@thestate.com
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January 11, 2016 6:20 PM

Lourie era draws to a close at the State House

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