Stories by Gov. Mark Sanford

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010

This year can be one of opportunity

People rarely change unless they have to. Businesses change when they have to. Governments never change until they have to.
By Gov. Mark Sanford

Thursday, Aug 13, 2009

Put governor's travel time in context

I've always held the media, the so-called fourth branch of government, in high regard as holding people accountable is absolutely vital to the working of an open political system. I messed up and ...
By Gov. Mark Sanford

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Return budget to drawing board

I write to ask for your help in sending the South Carolina legislative body back to the drawing board on this year's budget.
By Gov. Mark Sanford

Sunday, April 5, 2009

A commonsense stimulus option for South Carolina

The easiest of all things would be to take and simply spend all of Washington's well-intended stimulus efforts - but in our case it would guarantee opportunities lost that I don't think our state ...
By Gov. Mark Sanford

Sunday, Aug 31, 2008

Targeted budget cuts would better serve state

My dad always taught me that if you're going to offer "constructive criticism," try and say something nice up front -- and in that vein I want to compliment the General Assembly for their work ...
By Gov. Mark Sanford

Sunday, Sept. 30, 2007

Educating voters is key to changes

A few interesting headlines jumped out at me recently, and I thought I would write to put them in a perspective that is important to understanding some of the back and forth in Columbia on what ...
By Gov. Mark Sanford
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Solid-waste director's job on line after pay hikes
Augusta Commission member Bill Lockett says Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson "deliberately circumented" the system to obtain raises for himself and nine subordinates.
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