Senator Tom Davis to Chair Senate Committee for Public Input on Freedom of Health Care Protection ActTuesday, October 29th, 2013
Sen. Tom Davis will chair a special Senate Select Committee to gather public input on H.3101, the Freedom of Health Care Protection Act, a bill offered in response to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Below is the public hearing schedule:
Tuesday, November 5, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Greenville County Public Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, SC
Wednesday, November 6, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
SC Senate Gressette Building, Columbia, SC Room 209 G – meeting room
Wednesday, November 6, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
North Charleston City Hall, Third Floor, Council Chambers, 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC
Please join SC Senator Tom Davis along with special guests, Congressman Mark Sanford and SC Attorney General Alan Wilson on September 25th.
Senator Tom Davis’ Commentary on State Heath Officials’ Handling of TB Outbreak in Upstate South CarolinaTuesday, August 13th, 2013
POSTANDCOURIER.COM – “The institutional bias of state agencies to withhold information from the public is too strong, and that’s dangerous: a republican form of government will ultimately fail if the actions of those who hold power are unknown to those to whom they are supposed to be accountable.”
Read more here.
ISLANDPACKET.COM – A reader recently wrote that my desire to cap state-government spending betrays ignorance of the role government plays in the economy. “When the state spends money, that money goes into the economy to pay salaries, purchase goods, pay for services, etc.,” he says. “It is the same as when I spend money.”
Of course government spending affects the economy. And when the government spends taxpayers’ money on the essential things only government can do, the effect is positive. But when government decides, as it always does, to do more, it is a mistake to assume public and private spending are the same.