Representative Chip Huggins was recognized for his many years of service to Capital City/Lake Murray Country (CCLMC) and was presented with the Lake Murray Legend Award at the September board of directors meeting. Huggins, who has announced his retirement following 23 years of service, was gifted a painting by SouthContinue Reading

May 16, 2022 As our regular session has ended, for those of you who have not heard, I am retiring from my service in the House and will not seek re-election. Of course, I will represent our great District 85, until the election in November decides my successor. Honor andContinue Reading

HE IS RISEN. Happy Easter to You and Your Family. CROSS OVER WEEK HUGE WIN. Save Women’s Sports Act PASSES the SC House I firmly believe that women should be able to participate in sports with a competitive edge and feel both comfortable and safe. Despite nearly 1,000 amendments fromContinue Reading

For the past few weeks, my colleagues and I have dedicated an enormous amount of time and energy to lay the foundation for this year’s state budget. We have focused on finding the best ways to use our state’s surplus funds, the federal ARPA funding, and dollars we’ve received forContinue Reading

House Reapportionment and Vaccine Mandates Redistricting Overview Over the past few months, we have been working to redraw the lines of the South Carolina House districts. Once a decade, the House is tasked with redrawing the lines to accommodate for population shifts as South Carolina continues to grow and change.Continue Reading

Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to serve as your State Representative in Columbia. With the first year of our two-year session complete, I wanted to share an update on the accomplishments and progress we made. This year was challenging and out of the ordinary in many ways. WeContinue Reading

End of Session This week is National Police Week. Every day, the brave men and women of law enforcement leave their families and put their lives on the line to protect and serve communities around South Carolina. Thank you to police officers for your service. OverviewMeaningful and conservative legislation meantContinue Reading

Did you know? The Palmetto State is ranked 4th in the United States for the number of women-owned businesses, with 170,000 calling South Carolina their home. This week, the South Carolina Senate had ‘Budget Week’, reviewing, debating, and amending the budget the House sent them a few weeks ago. WhenContinue Reading

February is Black History Month. This month, we celebrate the accomplishments and contributions made by Black Americans, who make our country and state a great place to live. Today, we want to highlight the highly respected and loved Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter. Rep. Cobb-Hunter is the longest serving member of theContinue Reading

This week we reconvened in Columbia after a week of virtual meetings. I am glad to report much progress was made this week for our state, from improving the expediency and transparency behind the COVID-19 vaccination process, resolving the issue of Santee Cooper, to improvements in education and teacher pay,Continue Reading