Gavin Jackson

SCETV Public Affairs Reporter

SC Lede: Trail Bites — King Day At The Dome

By Gavin Jackson

SC LEDE logoLeading up to the 2020 election, the South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of January 22, 2020, host Gavin Jackson takes us to the recent King Day at the Dome event in Columbia, SC, to hear from Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), businessman Tom Steyer, former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), and former Massachusetts Gov...

State House Daybook: Jan. 22, 2020

By Gavin Jackson

SHState 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 amended and passed several education bills. H. 3257 , would require students in middle school in high school complete courses on mental health and wellness. H. 3199 would add information about student loans to financial literacy classes high...

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...

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