Gavin Jackson

SCETV Public Affairs Reporter

State House Daybook: Jan. 21, 2020

By Gavin Jackson

SCState House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place. Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's Twitter for the latest legislative coverage. LEGISLATIVE COVERAGE Summary On Thursday the House amended and gave second reading to a bill that would increase penalties for soliciting a prostitute, S. 194 by a vote of 113-0 . Current law treats the prostitute and the person soliciting a prostitute as the same, this bill...

SC Lede: The Importance Of King Day At The Dome

By Gavin Jackson

LedeOn this edition of the South Carolina Lede , as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, we look at the importance of the King Day at the Dome event in Columbia, SC. Host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Free Times' Chris Trainor , whose recent cover story on the event at the statehouse , now it is 20th year, traces history of the event from the protests around the Confederate battle flag to becoming a must-stop for Democratic presidential hopefuls. You can read Chris Trainor's story on the Free Times' site here . Then, South Carolina Public Radio's Russ...

State House Daybook: Jan. 16, 2020

By Gavin Jackson

SCState House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place. Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's Twitter for the latest legislative coverage. LEGISLATIVE COVERAGE Summary The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Environmental Subcommittee voted to advance a bill that would prohibit permitting of onshore infrastructure to support offshore drilling. Language in S. 870 is already on the books thanks to a proviso (a...

State House Daybook: Jan. 15, 2020

By Gavin Jackson

SCState House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place. Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's Twitter for the latest legislative coverage. LEGISLATIVE COVERAGE Summary The House and Senate lawmakers gaveled in the second regular session of the 123 rd South Carolina General Assembly on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at noon. Sine die, the last day of session, is May 14 at 5 p.m. Senate lawmakers voted 40-4 to put their education...

State House Daybook: Jan. 14, 2020

By Gavin Jackson

scState House Daybook provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place. Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's Twitter for the latest legislative coverage. LEGISLATIVE COVERAGE Senate The Senate gavels in at 12:00 p.m. Watch live here . Calendar . Journal . House The House gavels in at 12:00 p.m. Watch live here . Calendar . Journal . Combined meeting schedule 10:00 a.m., S.C. Legislative Black Caucus, Blatt Room 427 11:00 a.m.,...

SC Lede: 2020 Legislative Preview — LIVE From Irmo

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson (r) with Jeffrey Collins (l) and Avery Wilks.On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , recorded live at Craft and Draft in Irmo, SC, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins and The State's Avery Wilks to preview this year's state legislative session. Plus, South Carolina trivia, campaign trail updates, and more! You can subscribe to South Carolina Lede in Apple Podcasts , Google Play , and Stitcher . You can also follow the show on Instagram and Twitter .

SC Lede: The Phone Call From Hell

By Gavin Jackson

af2e5914-eec7-4843-9f84-9bc742f7eeb2On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , we revisit the tragic story of veterans who were the target of a catfishing scam orchestrated by prisoners using contraband cellphones. Host Gavin Jackson is joined by Wired's Vince Beiser to discuss his report on the scam which involved inmates from Lee Correctional Institution and led to the death of Greenville vet. You can read Vince Beiser's story on Wired's website here and find him on Twitter here . Then, South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney stops by to quiz Gavin about South Carolina history in this week's Did You Know segment. Plus,...

SC Lede live taping at Craft and Draft in Irmo

By Gavin Jackson

LedeThe South Carolina Lede is hosting its next live taping in Irmo! Come listen to some of the state’s most prominent political journalists discussing our legislators' return to session. Join host Gavin Jackson, along with the ETV Endowment, South Carolina Public Radio and other friends of the pod at Craft and Draft for a look at the people and issues sure to be in your newsfeed in the busy 2020 political season. RSVP here Raise a pint and join South Carolina Public Radio , South Carolina ETV and the ETV Endowment of South Carolina for a fun and friendly political discussion. There will be swag...

SC Lede: 2019 — A Retrospective

By Gavin Jackson

From left: Jamie Lovegrove, Maayan Schechter, Meg Kinnard, and SC Lede host Gavin Jackson.From the Democratic presidential primary race to Gov. Henry McMaster's first year of a full term, 2019 was another fascinating year of news is South Carolina. On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove, The State's Maayan Schechter, and The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to discuss the top political stories of 2019 as the year comes to a close. Then, South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney stops by to quiz Gavin about South Carolina history in this week's Did You Know segment. Plus, the week's news, campaign trail...

SC Lede: RIP In Peace Kamala's Candidacy

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson (l) with Jamie Lovegrove and Mayaan Schechter (r) on Monday, December 9, 2019.Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) ended her presidential bid last week citing financial concerns. On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The State's Mayaan Schechter and The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove — who have covered Harris' stops in South Carolina since the beginning of her run — to look back on the campaign of the only black female candidate in the 2020 race. Then, South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney stops by to quiz Gavin about South Carolina history in this week's Did You Know segment. Plus, the week's top news, campaign trail updates,...

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