Politics

State House Week for April 13, 2018

By Russ McKinney

State House Week

The SC Senate approves next year's $8 Billion state budget, and a major setback for proponents of solar energy in the state.

“IN PRINCIPLE” to Air Friday Nights on SCETV

By Ty Moody

IN PRINCIPLE Co-hosts Michael Gerson and Amy Holmes

IN PRINCIPLE will include guests from the worlds of politics, policy, the arts and academia. The half-hour program features co-hosts Michael Gerson, a frequent contributor to PBS NEWSHOUR, syndicated Washington Post columnist and author of the book Heroic Conservatism; and Amy Holmes, a political news commentator formerly of MSNBC and TheBlaze TV and Radio Network.

Holmes and Gerson will interview guests exploring the framework of today’s news and political conversations — examining how history, faith and culture influence the larger discussions taking place in the country today.

SC Lede: Nuclear Boondoggle II - Red Flags

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson and Andy Brown

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Andy Brown to discuss the latest issues surrounding the V.C. Summer nuclear project.

We'll talk about new revelations of what South Carolina Electric & Gas and Santee Cooper executives knew about the fate of the failed project, and examine recent actions taken by the Legislature concerning its future.  

State House Week for April 06, 2018

By Russ McKinney

State House Week

Action on the future of Santee Cooper, and the future solar energy industry were debated by the SC House of Representatives this week.

SC Lede: Amazing Race - SC Edition

By Sean Birch

Gavin Jackson and Jamie Lovegrove

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove for a dive into the 2018 South Carolina elections, including the races for governor, congressional seats, and more.

March For Our Lives: South Carolina State House

By Kaitlyn Park

students demonstrating for March For Our Lives at South Carolina State House

On March 24, 2018, students, parents, teachers and community members gathered at the corner of Calhoun and Sumter Streets in South Carolina's capital, Columbia, S.C. to march and advocate for gun control legislation as a part of the March For Our Lives.

SC Lede: 1 Liquor Bill Split 6 Ways

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Russ McKinney on Monday, March 26, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by South Carolina Public Radio's own statehouse reporter Russ McKinney to discuss proposed legislation to increase the number of licenses liquor store owners can have statewide.

We also look at the most pressing news coming out of the capital and more.

March for Our Lives: Moments From Across South Carolina

By Thelisha Eaddy

March for Our Lives Demonstrators in North Charleston, SC

As thousands of students, teachers and supporters gathered in the nation’s capital Saturday for the March for Our Lives rally, thousands more gathered in cities across South Carolina to join the collective voice of teens and young Americans demanding greater gun control laws.

According to the March for Our Lives website, more than 800 events, worldwide, were scheduled for Saturday, March 23, including events in North Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville.

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