Recent Updates

January 16, 2018

State House Report #1

This week marked the beginning of the 2nd regular session of the 122nd South Carolina General Assembly. We returned to Columbia with a long list of issues to […]
August 11, 2017

Speaker Lucas Creates the House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee

Speaker Lucas Creates the House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee Viable plan must be determined before taking action on VC Summer situation (Columbia, SC) – House Speaker […]
August 3, 2017

Back in the Saddle

Tommy talks about what has been going on this week including getting started again with legislative meetings, doughnut eating contest, and a legislator of the year […]

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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Funeral to be Monday in Charlotte for slain York County deputy

Hundreds pray, speak of togetherness in vigil for York County officers shot on duty

A great turnout for a prayer vigil, and to show love and support for our York County first responders, our wounded officers and to honor our fallen officer, Detective Mike Doty. #YCSOFamily #YCSOStrong


SCANA wants to freeze lawsuits that could force its executives to give up bonuses

‘York County is one:’ Vigil, prayer service Sunday to honor 4 police officers shot

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