Tag Archives: Sen. Dick Elliott

Senate Bill Seeks to Make Top Insurance Post an Elected Position

Five years after Grand Strand legislators failed in a bid to change the S.C. Department of Insurance director’s office to an elected position from an appointed post, one of the lawmakers involved in that effort is back at it. Sen. … Continue reading

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Petroleum Officials Tell Legislators Gas Cap Would Harm S.C.

State Sen. Dick Elliott is not only pushing forward with a goal of capping wholesale gasoline prices in the Palmetto State, he’s confident that if South Carolina takes such a step, other states will follow. “I believe that if South … Continue reading

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Popular Elections in Dillon Schools on Hold

In November, Dillon County’s three-member legislative delegation told The Nerve they would relinquish its long-held control over appointing the county board of education and push for legislation requiring popular elections for the 10-member board. But no bill was introduced this year. … Continue reading

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Gas Cap a Low-Octane Idea, Officials Say

Good news for Palmetto State residents tired of paying through the nose for petrol, right? Not quite. Those in the know say it would likely be an unmitigated disaster for the state, even as gas prices currently top $3.70 a gallon in some S.C. locales Continue reading

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