Tag: Tom Davis

  • First SC Medical Marijuana Showdown Looms

    (Via Travis Bell Photography) After months of posturing, polling and public discussion, the issue of medical marijuana legalization is about to have its first legislative hearing of the year at the South Carolina State House. A bill introduced by state senator Tom Davis – S. 366 – will be taken up by a S.C. Senate medical […]

  • SC Medical Marijuana Supporters Roll Out Their Bill

    Supporters of medical marijuana rolled out their bill for the 2019-2020 session of the South Carolina General Assembly. To read the full story on the legislation, click here. Pictured above are many of the legislation’s key backers, including state senator Tom Davis and state representatives Peter McCoy, Nancy Mace, Beth Bernstein, Lin Bennett, Gilda Cobb-Hunter […]

  • RELEASE – Tom Davis And Peter McCoy To Unveil Compassionate Care Legislation

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina State Sen. Tom Davis and Rep. Peter McCoy released the following statement regarding their intent to file tomorrow, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, a bill titled the “South Carolina Compassionate Care Act,” in order to legalize in South Carolina the use of cannabis by patients for certain specific medical conditions, subject to a physician’s authorization and […]

  • ADVISORY – SC Lawmakers to Hold Press Conference on Filing of Energy Freedom Act

    MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release Lawmakers to Hold Press Conference on Filing of Bills Focused on Energy Competition COLUMBIA, S.C. – Lawmakers will gather at 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 10 to present details on bills filed in the Senate (S.332) and House (TBD) that will inject competition into every aspect of the energy marketplace. Sponsored […]

  • RELEASE: Palmetto Promise Institute Releases SC Utilities Report, Calls for Electricity Choice

    Utility rate hikes, highest utility bills in U.S. call for sweeping change to protect consumers Columbia, SC (Nov. 28, 2018) – SCE&G’s rates are already high due to V.C. Summer, and Santee Cooper, Duke Energy Progress and Duke Energy Carolinas want rate hikes. This in the state that spends more per capita on energy than any […]

  • RELEASE: Sen. Tom Davis, Palmetto Promise to release SC utilities report, call for electricity choice

    Rate hikes, highest electric bills in America call for sweeping change On Wednesday, November 28, Palmetto Promise Institute will present a groundbreaking report, “Energizing Enterprise: How Energy Reforms in the Wake of the V.C. Summer Debacle Can Transform South Carolina’s Economy.” SCANA’s rates are already high. Santee Cooper, Duke Energy Progress and Duke Energy Carolinas […]

  • RELEASE: Old Foes Lead in New Poll Among Republicans Looking to Take Back 1st Congressional District

    COLUMBIA, SC – The election may have just ended, but it isn’t stopping Republican speculation about who will face Democrat congressman-elect Joe Cunningham in 2020. But before Cunningham knows who his 2020 general election opponent will be, Republicans must duke it out among themselves first. That race could feature a rematch of the June 2018 […]

  • SC1: Field Update

    (Via: James Willamor) Our sister site FITSNews has a big post up on this, but the field for the South Carolina first congressional district continues to evolve. According to our sources, Charleston County councilman Elliott Summey is considering a bid – as is S.C. senator Chip Campsen. We are told Campsen will only run, however, […]

  • SC1: Tom Davis, “Freedom Fighter,” In 2020?

    State representative Katie Arrington says she is going to run for congress again in 2020 … After narrowly losing to Democrat Joe Cunningham last night, Arrington blamed her setback on Republican incumbent Mark Sanford and his supporters. Sanford refused to endorse Arrington in the race, and accused her of lying about his record. Did his actions […]