Recent Updates

October 10, 2018

House Passes Revenue Neutral Conformity Bill

House Passes Revenue Neutral Conformity Bill   Sends legislation to Governor for signature     (Columbia, SC) – House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) issued the […]
August 10, 2018

Summer Days

  Tommy is back in the office to talk about the Republican caucus for August and the upcoming election plans including events such as Summerfest.
July 20, 2018

2018 House Republican Caucus End Of Session Report

  2018 House Republican Caucus End Of Session Report   Government Reorganization And Reform: H.4977 – Governor And Lieutenant Governor Restructuring Formalizes the 2012 voter-approved constitutional […]

Getting Political with Jonah Steppe (NHS)


Meet Tommy

His father was a sheriff, his mother was a school teacher and Tommy Pope was destined to continue their careers in public service. After graduating from Rock Hill High School, Tommy pursued a degree in Business Management at the University of South Carolina. As a freshman, Tommy began working at the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) as a “phone boy” — literally, the boy who answered the phones. Throughout his undergraduate years, in addition to his phone boy duties, Tommy ran the blood hounds, cut down marijuana fields and apprehended criminals. By the time he graduated from Carolina in 1984, he had “blue lights in his blood" and soon became a full time agent at SLED.

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With the introduction of H 3137, locally-collected taxes should have a more...

Good news for your Monday morning & the start to an emotional week for the YCSO. After nearly one year recovering from a gunshot wound, Sgt. Randy Clinton returned to work today. Lite Duty, but back with us. Everyone welcome 504 back! #YCSONews #GoodNews

SC should avoid another drug crisis by not rushing to approve medical marijuana

@tommypopeSC thank you for spending time with our youth during #AMIkidsCapitolDay recently. @SCGOP @SCHouseGOP #Leadership

SCDOT is launching a statewide “pothole blitz” Please report potholes via SCDOT’s website or call the SCDOT Pothole Hotline at 1-855-467-2368. Employees will be working extended hours, so please use caution and watch for SCDOT maintenance crews making repairs.

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