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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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Join the #Popeteam in a little bit of Christmas Fun! Tell us some of your favorite Christmas Traditions... @tommypopeSC @Zach_D_Griffin @kimberlygpope

Great choice @GarySimrill! I look forward to working with you and @RussellWFry to get things done. I’m excited with the direction we are heading and the leaders we have in place to get us there! #letsgetstarted

Tree lighting ceremony and York County Day @Carowinds ... A great time was had by all... And @henrymcmaster and the first lady here to flip the switch and light the Christmas tree!


South Carolina business leaders pushing for tax overhaul via @postandcourier

I would like to thank House Speaker Jay Lucas and my House colleagues for placing their trust in me by selecting me as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. This is an awesome...

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