28Jan2011
Author
Eric Bedingfield
Category
Issues

House GOP Approves Voter ID

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina's House Republicans ushered the "Voter ID" legislation through the House today on a party-line vote. “Protecting the integrity of the election system of South Carolina is the goal of this bill,” said Rep. Alan Clemmons, R-Myrtle Beach. “Voting is a constitutionally protected right and cannot be abridged. Four out of every five Americans supports showing a picture identification to vote. The House Republicans are fighting to ensure fair and secure elections in this state.”

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27Jan2011
Author
Eric Bedingfield
Category
Blog

Harrell: Federal lawsuits demonstrate need for ‘repeal amendment’

The following is an editorial by S.C. Speaker of the House Bobby Harrell A new state constitutional amendment that guarantees workers their right to a secret ballot in union organization elections has recently drawn the threat of a lawsuit by the federal government.

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17Jan2011
Author
Eric Bedingfield
Category
Blog

House Republicans, business leaders vow to fight Federal lawsuit on “card check”

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The House Republicans stood with business leaders Saturday to resist a Federal threat to sue our state over the "card check" constitutional amendment overwhelmingly approved by voters in November. "This is another example of an overreaching Federal government that the Republican Caucus has vowed to resist," said House Speaker Bobby Harrell, R-Charleston....

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