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Monday, June 30, 2014

Sheheen releases 2013 tax returns, calls on Haley to release more of hers

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Democratic nominee for governor released his 2013 tax returns Monday and again called on Gov. Nikki Haley to release more of hers.
By Seanna Adcox

Audit suggests creating SC adult abuse registry

COLUMBIA - An audit of the agency that serves South Carolinians with disabilities finds the Legislature can curb abuse and neglect by requiring a central registry.
By Seanna Adcox

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Haley signs tax votes bill

Voters in several South Carolina counties - including Aiken County - could decide this No­vember to add a penny to their local sales tax to fund school construction.
By Seanna Adcox

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

McMaster wins Republican nomination for SC lieutenant governor

COLUMBIA - Voters chose former Attorney General Henry McMaster to be the Republican choice for lieutenant governor and picked both parties' nominees for education superintendent.
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, June 23, 2014

SC Revenue director Blume retiring

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The director who took charge of South Carolina's Department of Revenue following a massive hacking is retiring, and this time he says it's for real.
By Seanna Adcox

South Carolina voters return to polls today

Voters will return to the polls to pick their parties' choice to be South Carolina's education superintendent, while Republicans will also pick their lieutenant governor nominee.
By Seanna Adcox

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Voters to pick GOP nominee for superintendent

COLUMBIA - Molly Spearman and Sally Atwater finished the eight-way GOP race to be South Carolina's next education superintendent within 1,500 votes of each other. Voters return to the polls ...
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Ethics reform bill dies on last day of SC session

COLUMBIA - A bill resulting from a two-year effort to strengthen South Carolina's ethics laws is officially dead. 
By Seanna Adcox

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

SC Senate votes against legislative pay raise

COLUMBIA - South Carolina senators voted Wednesday against giving themselves a pay raise, but restored the bulk of Gov. Nikki Haley's other budget cuts.
By Seanna Adcox

Democrat McGill is SC's new lieutenant governor

COLUMBIA - South Carolina has a Democrat in the lieutenant governor's office for the first time in two decades. Senators decided to make Democratic Sen. Yancey McGill of Kingstree the Senate's ...
By Seanna Adcox

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

SC Senate postpones vote on leadership post

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Democratic Sen. Yancey McGill said he's willing to leave the Senate to become lieutenant governor pro tem, but wrangling over leadership postponed a vote.
By Seanna Adcox

Saturday, June 14, 2014

SC push could change little from Common Core

Opponents of Common Core tout a law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley as throwing out controversial education standards in exchange for state-made guidelines.
By Seanna Adcox

Friday, June 13, 2014

Educator evaluation system approved

The South Caro­lina Board of Education has approved an evaluation system that judges teachers partly by their students' performance.
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, June 12, 2014

McKinney ends lieutenant governor's campaign

COLUMBIA - Lieutenant governor candidate Pat McKinney dropped out of the race Thursday, leaving Mike Campbell to advance to the GOP primary runoff.
By Seanna Adcox

Haley vetoes $18.5M from state budget

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed $18.5 million from the Legislature's $7 billion spending plan for the coming year, including money for caregivers to the elderly.
By Seanna Adcox

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Sen. Graham: Immigration reform is a must

COLUMBIA - A day after soundly defeating six Republican challengers, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said he will try to push the GOP to solve hard problems such as immigration.
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Democrat could be new lieutenant governor

COLUMBIA - A Democrat could occupy the lieutenant governor's seat in South Carolina for the first time in two decades if a senator from Kingstree steps forward to take the job.
By Seanna Adcox

New laws include those growing breweries, allowing cannabidiol oil

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Bills becoming law in the Legislature's final days include those allowing epileptic patients to legally possess oil derived from marijuana, grow South Carolina's craft brewery ...
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, June 2, 2014

South Carolina social services director resigns

The embattled director of South Caro­lina's Department of Social Services resigned Mon­day, a day before senators planned to take up a no-confidence resolution on her leadership.
By Seanna Adcox

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Legislature will try to pass budget in last week

COLUMBIA - With just three days officially left in South Carolina's legislative session, lawmakers have yet to pass a state budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
By Seanna Adcox
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