AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM FEDERATED INSURANCE: June 2017 Education Articles

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Valued Association Partners: Attached are articles provided for you by Federated Insurance designed to be short awareness pieces for member education:  Risk Management Corner – Property/Casualty and/or Workers Compensation subjects HR Question of the Month – a Human Resources-related question and answer from independent HR legal professionals It’s Your Life – concepts related to Life,…

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2017 SCACS Convention Monday Morning July 17: Legislative Guests and Programming from 8:30 am – 10:30 am 

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 At the 2017 SCACS Convention Monday Morning July 17: Legislative Guests and Programming from 8:30 am – 10:30 am  SCACS’s involvement in the legislative process is probably the most recognizable benefit for members – suppliers and retailers! After all, the legislative process regulates how, when, where, and sometime how much we are able to do…

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State House News: June 19th – 23rd  

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State House News: June 19th – 23rd   June 23, 2017 On June 20, former state representative Ralph Norman (R-York) defeated Archie Parnell (D-Rock Hill) in the special congressional election to fill the state’s vacant U.S. House seat. Norman will serve the remainder of former representative Mick Mulvaney’s term, who resigned to lead the Office of Management and Budget after an…

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SCACS Annual Convention-Early Bird Registration deadline is on Monday June 19th

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SCACS Annual Convention July 15 – 19 , 2017  Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head The Annual Conference connects retailers to other retailers, suppliers to retailers, education for all and time for relationship building throughout the conference.  SCACS  had 403 attendees for the 2016 Annual Convention.  Our retailer attendees represented 548 stores in South Carolina and 10,502 total stores.  This…

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State House News: June 12th – 16th  

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State House News: June 12th – 16th   June 16, 2017 Over $50 Million in Spending Vetoed by Governor On June 12, Gov. Henry McMaster (R) utilized his line-item veto power to remove $56.4 million in spending from the legislature’s $8 billion budget. The governor’s veto message focused on transparency in spending taxpayer dollars in light of the recently passed gas tax increase. …

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Board Member spot light – Seema Shrivastava-Patel

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CAROLINA CONVENIENCE CORPORATION   June 5, 2017 I am extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Seema Shrivastava-Patel as President of Carolina Convenience Corporation effective June 1, 2017. Seema, as President, will be in-charge of all the company’s operations and management of C-Stores, Jobbership and Dealers; Hardee’s Restaurants and Office and Financial management. She will…

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Leading D.C. Tech Lobbying Team Joins McGuireWoods Consulting

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McGuireWoods Consulting added four top Washington technology lobbyists to boost the already formidable capabilities it shares with McGuireWoods law firm on emerging technology issues at the intersection of law, regulation and business. Senior advisor Michael Drobac leads McGuireWoods Consulting’s new Emerging Technologies Team, and is joined by senior advisor and law firm partner Gregory Walden, senior vice president Amanda…

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