Legislative Updates

While the Legislature is in session from January through May of each year, we post a weekly Legislative Update. If you would like these updates delivered to your inbox, you can sign up for the mailing list. We also issue Action Alerts on critical, time sensitive issues and provide the tools you need to contact your elected officials.

Legislative Updates 2020: September 15-24 - September 27th, 2020

After halting the regular 2020 Legislative Session in mid-March, the South Carolina General Assembly returned earlier this month for a special two-week session. Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins offers a recap of what was accomplished, what bills we supported passed, and which two bills we opposed that were halted. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2020: May 11-15 - May 17th, 2020

The House and Senate both met on Tuesday, May 12, and negotiations between the two bodies paid off. More in this week's Legislative Update from Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2020: May 4-8 - May 11th, 2020

State Legislature will return on Tuesday to discuss the budget, future of Santee Cooper and, of course, COVID-19. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2020: April 27-May 1 - May 4th, 2020

They're coming back! Find out when our SC Senators and Representatives are heading back to the Statehouse, plus find information about upcoming Conversations with Conservationists webinars in this week's Legislative Updates. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2020: April 20-24 - April 26th, 2020

We are still waiting to hear whether either Senate or the House will return to take up a Sine Die Resolution and a Continuing Resolution, or whether they will adjourn without those resolutions. More about what's at stake in this week's Legislative Update from UF's Director of Energy & State Policy. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2020: April 13-17 - April 19th, 2020

The governor weighs in on the legislature's failure to reach a consensus on the two resolutions that are needed to keep the state functioning. Plus, the latest on the Conversations with Conservationists webinar series from the South Carolina Conservation Coalition. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2020: April 6-10 - April 12th, 2020

The SC House and Senate reconvened for one day this week to pass a Continuing Resolution and Sine Die Resolution, but were derailed by disagreements over the fate of state-owned utility Santee Cooper. Find more details, plus information about the upcoming Conversations with Conservationists webinars, in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2020: Week 12 - April 5th, 2020

To avoid a budgetary crisis, both the House and the Senate will carefully convene this week. Plus, find registration links and information for the next two "Conversations with Conservationists" webinars. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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