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May 29, 2018

End of Session Update

  Earlier this month, the legislature concluded its regular session as defined by the state constitution. I have worked diligently to fulfill my promises to streamline […]
May 14, 2018

Statehouse Report #17

Sine Die, Extended Session   Thursday marked what is known as Sine Die – or “without days” –, the traditional deadline for passing legislation during regular session of […]
May 7, 2018

Statehouse Report #16

Public School Safety, Prison Security Measures, Homeowner Association Transparency Requirements, & State Schools Chief   The House took a major step on Thursday to make our public schools […]

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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Report: Trump will be in SC for Gov. McMaster campaign Monday https://t.co/rQMXNCAY2H

This York County school resource officer, 'a champion,' named the best in SC https://t.co/ifaXdX1Lw4

2 prosecutors in SC corruption investigation endorse McMaster in GOP runoff https://t.co/kFiVzkGLyD

Outgoing top York school leader 'always put kids first' https://t.co/KM5gfvBvMJ

Happy birthday to the man who always puts South Carolina first, Majority Leader @garysimrill! 🎉🎈

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