U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) lamented the defeat on Tuesday of an amendment that he and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) had co-sponsored that would have reversed travel restrictions on U.S. citizens to Cuba. The amendment in question was added to the funding bill for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Its main purpose was to eliminate restrictions on U.S. travel, and it would allow flights and ships to enter the country from the U.S. The amendment was
Four attorneys were recently elected to become partners in McNair Law Firm's Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Hilton Head Island offices. M. Ryan Gentry (Columbia) practices mostly in public finance law, with a concentration on compliance with federal and state securities registration and disclosure requirements.