South Carolina Lede

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Earmarking Our Territory

July 3, 2021 — The changing politics of Darlington County; Gov. Henry McMaster weighs in on the ending of federal unemployment benefits; a look at federal earmarks which could benefit South Carolina...

Great Scott(s)!

June 29, 2021 — A look at some of the state budget vetoes Gov. Henry McMaster issued last week; Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announces his 2022 reelection bid; the history of the South Carolina statehouse...

Oh No Gen Z, What is You Doing?

June 26, 2021 — The latest on Washington dealmaking involving infrastructure and police reform; SC Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling gives us updates the death penalty in South...

Health is Wealth

June 22, 2021 — We dig into the $11 billion state budget heading to Gov. Henry McMaster's desk this week, speak with state Rep. Katrina Shealy (R-Lexington) about the problems facing the SC Department...

South Carolina Lede

South Carolina Lede is a podcast about the people, issues, and events shaping the Palmetto State. Join host Gavin Jackson and reporters from across the state each week for in-depth discussions of the biggest news affecting you, your family, and your fellow South Carolinians – from state politics and legislative happenings inside the state house to the ongoing effects of the pandemic and more. It’s the factual and timely information you need, with a dash of irreverent fun to keep it all interesting.

Substantial Spread Level Unlocked

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 24, 2021 features: the latest…

Summer Surge Part Deux

July 20, 2021 — A look at controversial monuments and memorials in the Palmet...

LIGHT THE BEACONS – Sound the Alarms!

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 17, 2021: Department of…