By State Representative Nathan Ballentine The first few weeks of the year have been focused on committee work rather than full debate on the House floor. Specifically, I have been very busy with hearings from our state’s colleges and universities as they present their needs (and wants) for the 2024-2025
I am pleased to report that last week the House of Representatives State Budget passed overwhelmingly with a bipartisan vote of 108 in favor to only 7 against A lot of hard work and effort went into creating this budget with hundreds of hours of committee meetings, subcommittee meetings, and
By State Representative Nathan Ballentine Over the past decade, rooftop solar has become a reliable yet affordable option for citizens to produce their own electricity thanks to new technology and smart public policy. South Carolina has become a leader in the Southeast for our forward-thinking approach to solar energy policy.
2021-22 State Budget This week, the House Ways and Means Committee worked diligently putting the final touches on our state’s budget to send to the full House for consideration. The Committee unanimously passed a conservative bill that will likely hit the floor the week of March 22nd for debate. We
On Wednesday, the world watched the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States. Although President Biden and I may not agree on much, I was pleased to see the democratic transition of power happen peacefully. Overview of the week: This week, legislative committee meetings were held virtually. This
The General Assembly was back in session this week primarily to pass important absentee voting measures and to allocate the remaining federal coronavirus aid funds. I’ll quickly recap our actions below. Allowing All South Carolinians to Vote Absentee We acted quickly this week to pass safety measures that give all