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Senate Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on School Choice

This coming Thursday, a special Senate Subcommittee will hold a hearing to determine public support for school choice in South Carolina. Earlier this year, the Senate determined to put off voting on comprehensive school choice legislation until they had the opportunity to determine public support for parental choice in education. A special subcommittee was appointed […]

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Stop Obama’s FCC Internet Takeover

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On the darkest day of the year, December 21, 2010, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took a party-line vote to regulate the Internet in the name of network neutrality. Chairman Julius Genachowski, who cast the deciding vote, is a former long-time executive of Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp (one of the leading corporate beneficiaries of the new regulations) and a close friend of President Obama.

South Carolina Viewing of “The Cartel”

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AFP WEB AD: Don’t let the EPA Skin the Cat

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No rubber stamp for EPA’s agenda

April 04, 2011 J

By PHIL KERPEN | 3/29/11 5:19 AM EDT

For the past two weeks, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been scrambling to prevent Congress from doing its job and standing up to the Environmental Protection Agency’s global warming power grab.

Now he has a new way to rubber stamp the EPA’s agenda, while providing political cover for wavering Democratic senators. It’s called the Baucus amendment – proposed by Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.). And it’s a sham.

Read the rest at Politico.

A Victory for Voting on the Record

March 16, 2011 J

Today, South Carolinians who have been fighting for Roll-Call Voting (voting on the record) achieved a major success! The Senate passed the version of H.3004, which calls for the Bill to become law, upon the signature of the Governor. It passed on the second reading with a vote of 35 to 7. There will be a third reading of the bill, which normally passes with no obstacles. Then, the bill goes to the House for concurrence. No obstacles are expected in the House. The final step will be when Governor Haley signs the Bill into Law.