The Big Picture Webisodes
A new piece of legislation dealing with DUI offenders passed the SC Senate this week. State House reporter, Katie Geer, looks at the impact it could have.
ETV was at the South Carolina Military Department's Joint Services Detachment Change of Command Ceremony a few months ago. Watch as Brigadier General James E. Lockemy takes command and learn why South Carolina's Military Department is so important to our state. More information at http://www.scguard.army.mil/
With Healthcare continuing to be the talk on the state and national levels, Katie Geer talks wtih Rep. Jim Merrill and Rep. Gilda Cobb Hunter about a plan in the House that would raise the price of doctor visits to some public sector employees, but would spare an increase in premiums to state employees.
A bill to ban texting and driving is getting legislators' attention. Rep. Don Bowen of Anderson sponsored the bill and joined AT&T to show legislators how dangerous texting can be. House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford opposes the bill, stating that it denies drivers their rights and penalties would be too steep. The bill has been sent back to committee.
Legislative reporter Katie Geer talks with Sen. Katrina Shealy and Rep. Todd Rutherford about allowing teachers to be armed in classrooms.