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Bill was deeply honored to receive the Caldwell Preservation Award from the Bluffton Historic Foundation. This esteemed accolade was graciously presented by the foundation.
It was an honor to receive the Ambassador of the Year Award from the Behavioral Health Services Association of SC, Inc, presented by Steve Donaldson.
There's an art and a science to protecting machines and those who use them, and the Beaufort Digital Corridor is presenting a new series of three 8-week mini courses that will make it simple to learn. read more
"The bill that has been introduced for South Carolina calls for a 10% tax rate on adjusted gross revenue. So it would be a real income producer for the state." read more
“Establishing continuous health care coverage during a new mother’s first year postpartum is critical to supporting strong family foundations,” - SCDHHS Director Robby Kerr. read more
The Technical College of the Lowcountry is offering paid tuition and fees* through the summer 2022 semester, thanks to a combination of newly available federal, state and private funding sources. find out more
"In addition, your support in 2021 and 2022 to fight for clean drinking water has been critical in raising awareness and driving action on toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water. Thanks to your leadership, rural communities throughout South Carolina may soon be able to drink water from their tap again without fear of it harming their health." read more
“Lawmakers, like Representative Bill Herbkersman, hope to address the issue with state funding. The Republican from Beaufort earmarked $1 million in the state budget to help technical colleges expand their nursing programs.” read more
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“At a meeting just three weeks after video was released showing the last moments of Mr. Sutherland’s life, Rep. Bill Herbkersman told the House Ways and Means Committee that he had immediately called together officials from the Department of Mental Health to ‘figure out how we can work to prevent any more psychiatric patients from mistreatment in detention centers.’” read more
"The amendment introduced by Rep. Herbkersman aligns with the Healthy Connections Community Engagement Initiative SCDHHS pursued in 2019. Extending postpartum coverage to one-year postpartum will help improve health outcomes for new mothers as a majority of pregnancy-associated deaths occur more than 60 days after delivery and will remove a disincentive to new mothers returning to work." read more
Under the program, unemployed workers receiving jobless benefits will have the option of enrolling in a short-term retraining program at a local technical college in lieu of completing a weekly job search requirement. read more
“From meeting the health care needs of South Carolina’s underserved communities to preparing graduates to excel in careers in all corners of the world, these rankings demonstrate the work our faculty, staff and students do each day to improve the lives of people across the state, nation and world” - William Tate, Provost + Executive VP of Academic Affairs. read more
"We are confident, but we are alert and we will be sure that the closure does not happen," McMaster said. read more
"Priority will be given to minority businesses, applicants that did not receive other assistance, such as a Paycheck Protection Program loan or other CARES funds, to businesses with 15 or fewer employees and to businesses that demonstrate the greatest financial need." read more
"After hearing calls from citizens to reject a proposed resort on an uninhabited Lowcountry barrier island, a Beaufort County zoning board voted unanimously Thursday night to deny the request." read more
“Rep. Herbkersman was instrumental in getting $1.2 million to renovate the facility. That enabled us to essentially gut our lab building,” ... “And after that, we were able to secure some other federal funds so that we could redo our entire factory.” - Director Erin Levesque, Waddell Maricultural Center. read more
Understanding SAFE Grants, a program, developed by Gov. Henry McMaster, to address the educational needs of eligible K5-12 students who attend a participating independent school in SC. read more
"...I believe if there’s a need, and you know you can fill it, you should.” ... “From there and working off of that motivation, good things will always happen.”
- Rep. Bill Herbkersman