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SC Legislative Session begins: Live Update from the State House

ABC Columbia's Lindsey Goodwin has a live update on the first session of the year

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Tuesday, South Carolina Legislators kicked off the first day of the 2021 Legislative Session. ABC Columbia’s Lindsey Goodwin has an update on some issues at the top of the agenda this year. Lawmakers say there is some new ground to cover for legislators this year, regarding COVID-19 and addressing recent violence across the country, so South Carolinians…

Moms Demand Action volunteers hold annual advocacy day at State House

On Tuesday, dozens of South Carolina volunteers with Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety met with legislators as part of an annual advocacy day.

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) — On Tuesday, dozens of South Carolina volunteers with Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety met with legislators as part of an annual advocacy day. “We’re here to advocate for permit carrying; which does train, which does vet, and makes us far safer,” said Barbara Stowe, an Everytwon Survivor Fellow and volunteer with Moms Demand…

Senators mull bill that would ban anyone under 18 from using commercial tanning beds

A Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee chose to carry over the bill to their next meeting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — A group of Senators listened to testimony from people concerning House Bill 3807, which if passed, would ban anyone under the age of 18 from using a commercial tanning bed. The bill is now in the hands of a Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee, which voted along party lines to keep working on the bill until it’s…