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Virus Makes $10B Budget Passed By SC House Mostly Moot

Virus Makes $10B Budget Passed By SC House Mostly Moot

The Charlotte Observer - Mar 18, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. Earlier this month, the South Carolina House passed a budget starting July 1 that spent nearly $2 billion in additional money on […]

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‘Great Day For Ratepayers:’ SC Lawmakers Reject Move to Sell Santee Cooper

‘Great Day For Ratepayers:’ SC Lawmakers Reject Move to Sell Santee Cooper

WBTW News13 - Mar 5, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina lawmakers have rejected all bids to buy or manage state-owned utility Santee Cooper and the House and Senate […]

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Senator: NextEra’s Proposal Would Deprive SC Counties of $200-Plus Million A Year

Senator: NextEra’s Proposal Would Deprive SC Counties of $200-Plus Million A Year

The State - Feb 23, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. If South Carolina lawmakers agree to a proposed sale of state-owned utility Santee Cooper, they also will agree to deprive counties and […]

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Charleston Parents Lobby For Controversial Legislation To Unseat Entire School Board

Charleston Parents Lobby For Controversial Legislation To Unseat Entire School Board

The Post and Courier - Feb 14, 2020

Some concerned Charleston County parents are lobbying local lawmakers to vote in favor of proposed legislation that would effectively scrap the entire school board. […]

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37 SC Education Bills, Teacher Pay Hike Proposed in Wake of Minimally Adequate Series

37 SC Education Bills, Teacher Pay Hike Proposed in Wake of Minimally Adequate Series

The Post and Courier - Dec 13, 2018

COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s teachers would get a pay boost under legislation that aims to stem the tide of educators fleeing the profession, though […]

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New Charleston Water Pipe Could Ease Google’s Plan to Pull 1.5M Gallons a Day From Aquifer

New Charleston Water Pipe Could Ease Google’s Plan to Pull 1.5M Gallons a Day From Aquifer

The Post and Courier - Jun 3, 2019

A 12-inch wide water pipe is expected to ease a two-year dispute over the internet giant Google’s plan to pull 1.5 million more gallons […]

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Larry Grooms’s South Carolina Campus Free Expression Act

Larry Grooms’s South Carolina Campus Free Expression Act

National Review - Apr 3, 2018

The campus free-speech crisis is no stranger to the public universities of South Carolina. Last week, for example, I reviewed a dozen years-worth of […]

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Bill Would Require SC College Students to Take a Course on the Constitution

Bill Would Require SC College Students to Take a Course on the Constitution

The Post and Courier - Mar 23, 2019

COLUMBIA — Legislation requiring South Carolina’s college students to take a course on the U.S. Constitution and other documents that formed America’s democracy — […]

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