Michael Rivers Sr

D – District 121
Beaufort & Colleton Counties
Capitol Phone: 803.212.6952
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Capitol Email: [email protected]

House vote to implement a bag tax

On February 7, 2018, liberal left wing tree huggers tried to implement a tax on plastic bags and Styrofoam containers in a thinly veiled attempt to force you to stop using them. A Republican, Mike Pitts, introduced this piece of legislation. Representatives below voted against killing the bag tax. Bill Bowers [email protected] (803) 632-5755 Wendy Brawley [email protected] (803) 429-3106 Robert L. Brown [email protected] (843) 889-8835 Gary Clary [email protected] (864) 415-0886 Bill

House vote to repeal the Base Load Review Act

  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.

House vote on State Mandated Handgun Training for Constitutional Carry

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