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Statement from Gov. McMaster on Senate President Peeler's Resolution Allowing the Sale of Santee Cooper

Gov. Henry McMaster
March 21, 2019

Columbia, S.C. - Gov. Henry McMaster today released the following statement on Senate President Harvey Peeler's introduction of a joint resolution which would allow the sale of Santee Cooper:

“By introducing this legislation, President Peeler is showing clear and decisive leadership in response to a thoughtful, deliberate, and ongoing process to determine the value of Santee Cooper and the best way to protect South Carolina’s ratepayers and taxpayers.

We’ve known all along that the one thing we can’t afford is inaction. This bold and necessary step moves us closer to the resolution of one of the state’s most pressing and impactful issues.”