In 2013, Governor Chafee changed the wording to “Christmas” tree. In 2011 Bishop Thomas J. Tobin and others objected to the wording on tree-lighting ceremony invites, which referred to the tree as a “vacation” tree. Protestors at the tree-lighting ceremony lit a protest tree of their own and sang “O, Christmas Tree,” drowning out the official music offered by a neighborhood kids’s chorus. In 2007, a “sickly-trying” tree was replaced a couple of weeks earlier than Christmas. In 2005, the tree was removed from the rotunda after a remedy with flame retardant triggered the needles to fall out.
Home Republican Price Range Plan Would Offer Tax Relief, Together With Sales Tax Cut
The state is divided into 99 House districts from each of which one representative is elected. The House goes through a re-districting process each 10 years. The South Carolina House of Representatives consists of 124 half-time citizen legislators … Read More