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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 2019: Week 7 - February 24th, 2019

The Solar Bill passes the house unanimously, and we are gearing up to fight the plastics "ban ban" assault on home rule. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 6 - February 17th, 2019

Energy bills continue to move through state legislature, plus an explanation of the recently proposed Complete Streets bill. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 5 - February 10th, 2019

Good things are finally moving in the Statehouse, and our Upstate legislators are in the thick of it. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 4 - February 3rd, 2019

It was a fairly low-key week in the Statehouse, so this is the perfect time to talk about who is in the Statehouse and why — including Upstate Forever's new energy lobbyist. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 3 - January 27th, 2019

We're disappointed to see the return of the "plastics ban ban," and more updates from this third week of the legislative session. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 2 - January 20th, 2019

The second week of session is now behind us, and energy continues to be our focal point. read more

By Shelley Robbins

The Upstate Update: January 2019 - January 20th, 2019

In this month's Upstate Update, get the details on this year's ForeverGreen Luncheon and award recipients, read about recent conservation successes, ways you can create a lasting legacy, and more. read more

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 1 - January 13th, 2019

Upstate Forever and the conservation community hit the ground running as the SC Legislature opened the 2019-2020 Session this week. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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