South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster held a bill signing ceremony Wednesday for legislation that provides health care benefits for firefighters battling cancer.
Members of the General Assembly, the South Carolina Cancer Coalition and other state leaders appeared alongside McMaster as he signed S. 1071 at the State Fire Academy Fire Station in Columbia.
“First responders and law enforcement are the backbone of the strength of South Carolina,” McMaster said. “Without them doing what they do unselfishly, every day, we cannot prosper. That is why it is so important to honor them.”
Passed in September,