South Carolina Lede

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House Ways and Means Chairman Murrell Smith (R-Sumter)

SC Lede: Greenville — Famously Hot Spot

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for December 7, 2020, features: a discussion with South Carolina House budget chairman Murrell Smith about how he plans to approach the budget writing process...
House lawmakers returned to Columbia this week for a two-day organizational session ahead of the new legislative session which begins January 12.

SC Lede: COVID-19 — All Hands On Deck

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for December 5, 2020, we look ahead to what's coming for state lawmakers in 2021, hear more about the Palmetto State's improving economy, get the latest on...
New COVID-19 case numbers are returning to levels seen during South Carolina's first peak this summer.

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Lede Season Of Listening Sales Event

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for December 1, 2020, features a look at Rep. Nancy Mace's transition to Congress, an economic forecast for 2021, a profile of one South Carolina COVID-19...

SC Lede: T Gives 2k20 — Return Of The Turkey

On this special Thanksgiving South Carolina Lede mini pod, host Gavin Jackson and producer AT Shire listen to your voicemails, share how they're celebrating the holiday this year, and more! Happy...

South Carolina Lede

South Carolina Lede ("lede" is the old school term for the introductory section of a news story) is a podcast about the people and issues shaping South Carolina state politics. Join host Gavin Jackson each week as we break down state political news and go inside the legislative happenings that could affect you, your family, and your pocketbook. We'll also examine the biggest stories out of the statehouse with reporters from across the Palmetto State.

SC Lede: COVID-19 — One Dose At A Time

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for January 19, 2021, features: a continued preview of the legislative session; a look at this year's virtual King Day at the Dome event; the latest on the vaccine rollout in the state; and more. Join us for a South

SC Lede: 'Abdication Of Leadership'

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede for January 16, 2021, we look at the second impeachment of President Donald Trump and speak with one of the 10 Republicans who voted for it, South Carolina Congressman Tom Rice. Also on this episode: a look at

SC Lede: Session Preview 2021

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for January 12, 2021, we look at the top issues state lawmakers will be prioritizing this session, hear what business leaders want to see accomplished at the State House, learn about efforts to get more South