2013 - 2014 Agenda

The SC Legislative Black Caucus will actively pursue action on the following priorities in this current legislative session. The priorities have been established with feedback from over 80 Corporate, Nonprofit, and Faith-based Stakeholders and acts as a mandate for action by the Caucus. Working with stakeholders the Caucus will make progress on the following priorities by building coalitions of support from community stakeholders, local elected officials, corporate partners, and willing members of both the Democratic and Republican Parties of the General Assembly. Maximum effort will be made to work with the Governor's Office to ensure that South Carolina and its people "Move Forward".

The SC Legislative Black Caucus will take a "lead" role to promote and pass policies that:


Economic Empowerment/Development

The SC Legislative Black Caucus and its Stakeholders believe that all SC citizens should be afforded the opportunity for economic self sufficiency and upward mobility and will seek to make progress on the following policy related items:

The SC Legislative Black Caucus will support and promote policies that:


Education Reform - Close the Education Gap

The SC Legislative Black Caucus and its stakeholders believe that every South Carolinian (Child, Youth, and Adult) has the right for a publicly provided excellent education.

The SC Legislative Black Caucus will support and promote policies that:


Ethics and Judicial Reform

The SC Legislative Black Caucus and its stakeholders believe that the South Carolina General Assembly should represent the interest of all South Carolina citizens in an open and transparent way.

The SC Legislative Black Caucus will support and promote policies that:


Healthcare: Affordability, Quality, and Access

The SC Legislative Black Caucus and its stakeholders believe that every South Carolinian (should have the opportunity to obtain affordable, accessible, and quality healthcare.

The SC Legislative Black Caucus will support and promote policies that: