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State legislators look to tax reform, redistricting

Laurens County, South Carolina – Members of the South Carolina House and Senate will reconvene Tuesday, Jan. 11, and S.C. District 9 Senator Danny Verdin said of all the issues the legislators are facing, none are as urgent as U.S. Congressional redistricting, which faces a swift timetable. “Redistricting the seven congressional districts is the first…

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State District 14 Rep. Mike Pitts announces retirement

District 14 South Carolina Rep. Mike Pitts of Laurens has announced his retirement from the state legislature, citing advice from his physicians following an October heart attack and ensuing surgery. Pitts, who was re-elected to office after running unopposed in November’s General Election, sent a release to news media mid-afternoon Sunday, and offered it as a Facebook…

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