Cindi Ross Scoppe

February 3, 2013

Scoppe: Reigning in senators’ ‘desires’

In South Carolina, senators don’t even have to object to bills they object to. They “desire to be present,” and in so desiring, they doom a bill to oblivion, even if all of their colleagues support it. But that could be changing. In South Carolina, senators don’t even have to object to bills they object to. They “desire to be present,” and in so desiring, they doom a bill to oblivion, even if all of their colleagues support it. But that could be changing.

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