87 state representatives voted to table a clean repeal of the Base Load Review Act. This amendment would have prevented a similar debacle from happening in the future. The Base Load Review Act, passed in 2007, allowed utilities to charge customers billions for two now failed reactors. Now, 10 years later, energy consumers have seen their rates skyrocket and both SCE&G and Santee Cooper have pulled out of the project.
On April 5th, 2017 the House voted on Rep. Blackwell’s (R-Aiken) amendment that would add government required training back to H3930, an already weak Constitutional Carry bill. The very purpose of Constitutional Carry is to remove government mandated infringements on your right to keep and bear arms! A vote for Blackwell’s amendment was a vote against your constitutional second amendment right. The representatives below voted for Blackwell’s amendment and voted to undermine