THE LATEST NEWS, ACTION ALERTS + UPDATES

March 17, 2021

“As Ranking Member, I will champion everyday priorities such as financial security and health care, and make sure that we fight for all Americans, especially communities that are too often forgotten or left behind.”

March 12, 2021

"For the same $6 trillion in expenditure, the government could have given every federal taxpayer a $41,870 check."

March 10, 2021

“Nonprofits, charities, and houses of worship all across South Carolina and the nation have filled the void that many communities developed during the pandemic,” - Sen. Tim Scott

March 8, 2021

State Rep. Weston Newton is pushing two bills that could help the film industry in SC. One would push to establish a state film commission. The other would provide refunds for production companies.

March 7, 2021

Biden's executive order would require federal agencies to expand access to voter registration

March 6, 2021

"90% of this pork-filled bill is unrelated to the pandemic, less than 10% of this bill is for COVID health care relief, and only one percent is designated for vaccines."

March 5, 2021

“Now that the majority of South Carolinians are eligible to receive the vaccine, and infections and hospitalizations have dropped significantly, state agency heads may safely bring back the last group of state employees working remotely,” Gov. McMaster said.

March 2, 2021

SC will enter Phase 1b of the vaccine on March 8th, a massive expansion of those eligible to receive the COVID-19 shot.

• Anyone aged 55+

• People with increased risk for severe COVID-19 disease

• Frontline workers with increased occupational risk

Thank you Rep. Bill Herbkersman, Chair of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Healthcare, and all of the Legislators who have worked so tirelessly on the rollout of this vaccine.

March 1, 2021

"State health officials said SC is set to receive 41,000 doses of the newly-approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine during the week of March 1."

February 26, 2021

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster says COVID-19 safety measures related to the sale of alcohol and mass gatherings will end effective Monday, March 1.

February 12, 2021

“'Every crisis creates opportunities for fraud, and there are unscrupulous people always waiting to take advantage of fear and uncertainty,' said South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson."

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