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SC General Assembly Formally Adjourns 2021 Session

The South Carolina State House

This was the final week of the state legislature’s regular session.

While the last days of the session didn’t conclude with a grand finale of last-minute accomplishments like in many past sessions, for conservative members of the General Assembly this was a year of signal achievement.

The new commanding Republican majority in the State Senate paved the way for passage of two new laws that restrict abortion and expand gun rights.

Russ McKinney has 30 years of experience in radio news and public affairs. He is a former broadcast news reporter in Spartanburg, Columbia and Atlanta. He served as Press Secretary to former S.C. Governor Dick Riley for two terms, and for 20 years was the chief public affairs officer for the University of South Carolina.