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SC Lede: Leadership shifts and Lucas' lasting legacy

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Gavin Jackson
House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Hartsville, told fellow House members on March 15 that he would not be seeking another term in office, which would also end his eight-year reign as leader of the S.C. House.

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for March 19, 2022 features: Details about the $14 billion budget passed by the state House of Representatives this week; House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Hartsville, announces he will not seek another term in office; and much more.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.