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Statement from Gov. Henry McMaster on Report on Initial Offers for Santee Cooper

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February 1, 2019

Columbia, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today released the following statement on the report detailing the initial offers for Santee Cooper:

“This is a historic moment. There is no longer any significant reason to delay action needed to solve the Santee Cooper crisis. I ask that members of the General Assembly objectively review this report and place the interest of our state’s ratepayers and taxpayers first and those of the naysayers last.”