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Senator Tom Davis to Chair Senate Committee for Public Input on Freedom of Health Care Protection Act

Tuesday, 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

 

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Join Senator Tom Davis on September 25th in Bluffton

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Please join SC Senator Tom Davis along with special guests, Congressman Mark Sanford and SC Attorney General Alan Wilson on September 25th.

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Senator Tom Davis’ Commentary on State Heath Officials’ Handling of TB Outbreak in Upstate South Carolina

Tuesday, 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.”

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Government spending not an economic solution

Friday, December 28th, 2012

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.

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