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March 18, 2019

Legislative Update: Week 10, 2019

Legislative Update: Week 10   Overview: The days are finally getting longer and we’re nearing the middle of the legislative session which, for the House, means this […]
March 11, 2019

Legislative Update: Week 9, 2019

Legislative Update: Week 9 Overview Two jackpots in one week! First, the winner of the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot from last year finally claimed their prize…which […]
March 4, 2019

Legislative Update: Week 8, 2019

Legislative Update: Week 8 Overview This week started with the General Assembly honoring the Clemson Tigers winning the 2018 national football championship and an inspiring speech by […]

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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@Panthers @harveypeeler @HughKLeatherman @geraldmalloySC @schousespeaker @GarySimrill @murrellsmith @tommypopeSC @henrymcmaster Moving the Panthers' HQ and training facility wouldn't be it. McMaster says there was mentions of restaurants popping up, retail in either York or Lancaster counties.

Said 24 people were at the Mansion this morning.

Gov. McMaster, SC lawmakers take big step to lure Panthers to the state

Gov. @henrymcmaster holding a news conference soon after meeting with @Panthers owner David Tepper about moving the NFL's team HQ and practice complex to SC.
Background on this story reported first by @postandcourier ⬇️

House budget week is coming to a close. Watch the final remarks:

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