Education, pension and tax reform big issues facing South Carolina legislators in 2019

Three topics are likely to occupy a lot of South Carolina lawmakers’ time during the 2019 legislative session – education, pension and tax reform.

Legislature overrides governor’s veto of $500,000 for Children’s Theatre

State legislators have overridden Gov. Henry McMaster’s veto of a half million dollars for the South Carolina Children’s Theatre.

Greenville lawmaker fights to keep SC Conservation Bank open

Two South Carolina lawmakers, including Greenville attorney and S.C. House Majority Leader Bruce Bannister, have partnered with a newly formed conservation group to save a state agency that protects land and natural resources.

Greenville Women Giving founders awarded Order of the Silver Crescent

Last Saturday, during a ceremony at Embassy Suites Riverplace, Frances Ellison, Harriet Goldsmith and Sue Priester — co-founders of Greenville Women Giving — were awarded the Order of the Silver Crescent, one of three prestigious Governor’s Awards that “recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the life and well being of South Carolina and her people.”