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Editorial: A promising step to preserve James Island’s history, beauty

Editorial: A promising step to preserve James Island’s history, beauty

Post & Courier - Jun 8, 2021

We owe a debt of gratitude to state Sen. Chip Campsen and other lawmakers who moved quickly to strike a deal to purchase the 23-acre waterfront property on James Island […]

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SC lawmakers make surprise bid to buy 23 waterfront acres on Charleston Harbor from nuns

SC lawmakers make surprise bid to buy 23 waterfront acres on Charleston Harbor from nuns

Post & Courier - Jun 3, 2021

“If we don’t acquire this, it will end up being developed pretty intensively. And God’s not making any more coastal real estate.” – Sen. Chip Campsen. COLUMBIA — South Carolina […]

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In the Arena: South Carolina Wildlife Partnership

In the Arena: South Carolina Wildlife Partnership

TRCP’s “In the Arena” series highlights the voices of hunters and anglers who, as Theodore Roosevelt so famously said, strive valiantly in the worthy cause of conservation. South Carolina Wildlife Partnership […]

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Riding the Wave of Culture, Conservation and COVID-19

Riding the Wave of Culture, Conservation and COVID-19

Charleston Mercury - Feb 1, 2021

Whether it’s setting legislative priorities, proposing a bipartisan bill or catching a wave, S.C. State Senator Campsen has what it takes. By Emily Havener Senator Chip Campsen is a perfect […]

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Commentary: Exceptional Leadership Has Stabilized Santee Cooper

Commentary: Exceptional Leadership Has Stabilized Santee Cooper

Post and Courier - January 29, 2021

I have no preconceived conclusions about the fate of Santee Cooper. Whether it should be sold, managed by a private utility or reformed and remain a public utility should be […]

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CCEF Names South Carolina 2020 Clean Energy Champions

CCEF Names South Carolina 2020 Clean Energy Champions

Oct 13, 2020

State and local leaders honored for commitment to clean energy future. October 13, 2020 – COLUMBIA, S.C. – Conservatives for a Clean Energy Future (CCEF), a national nonprofit focused on advancing […]

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‘Too Early to Say’ Whether Parris Island Base Will Stay Open in SC, Colonel Tells McMaster

‘Too Early to Say’ Whether Parris Island Base Will Stay Open in SC, Colonel Tells McMaster

The Post and Courier - Oct 1, 2020

COLUMBIA — A top Marine Corps official at Parris Island said Thursday it is premature to discuss whether the South Carolina training base will remain open in the future but […]

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Beaufort Delegation Delivers in Statehouse, on Shores of Port Royal Sound

Beaufort Delegation Delivers in Statehouse, on Shores of Port Royal Sound

The Island News - Sep 30, 2020

The Beaufort County Legislative Delegation showcased its extraordinary ability to get things done during the two-week abbreviated session of the General Assembly that ended Thursday, Sept. 24. In the waning […]

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Resort Planned for Bay Point Denied by Beaufort County Zoning Board

Resort Planned for Bay Point Denied by Beaufort County Zoning Board

The Island News - Sep 30, 2020

After more than a year of trying to make their case for a high-end, ecotourism resort on a barrier island in Beaufort County, developers from Bay Point Island were shut […]

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SC Tourism Tax Dollars Can Be Used to Fight Climate Change Flooding After Bill Passes

SC Tourism Tax Dollars Can Be Used to Fight Climate Change Flooding After Bill Passes

The State - Sep 27, 2020

Coastal South Carolina leaders will likely have a new revenue stream for fighting flooding and sea-level rise caused by climate change thanks to a bill passed by the state legislature […]

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