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State House Week for March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
State House Week

The S.C. House of Representatives approves next year's $8 Billion state budget package, and gun safety measures advance in the State Senate.

SC Lede: Budget Bonanza

March 13, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with the Post and Courier's Andy Shain on Monday, March 12, 2018.

The 2018 South Carolina legislative session has passed its halfway point. Six pieces of legislation have so far been signed into law by Gov. Henry McMaster, and several more high-profile bills are currently working their way through the state House of Representatives and...

State House Week for March 9, 2018

March 9, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Darlington, and House members slamming state Senators on the V.C. Summer Nuclear debacle

Half way through the 2018 session of the S.C General Assembly, members of the House and Senate are at odds concerning the V.C. Summer Nuclear project, and the Senate has passed a bill re-instating the use of the 'electric chair' for death sentences.

SC Lede: Senate's Nuclear Slow Walk

March 6, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with Post and Courier reporter Andy Brown on Monday, March 5 2018.

Leadership in the South Carolina House of Representatives has accused the state Senate of slow-walking a number of bills concerning the failed V.C. Summer nuclear reactor project. On this edition of South Carolina Lede host Gavin Jackson speaks with Andy Brown, statehouse...

Latest Poll Finds SC Approval Ratings for Trump Higher than National Average

February 28, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Vote, flag signs

The most recent Winthrop Poll was released today and touched on approval ratings for state and national leaders, along with important issues that are being discussed across the country. President Donald Trump’s S.C. approval rating is higher than the national average at 42...

State House Week for February 23, 2018

February 23, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
State House Week

A major anti-abortion bill is headed for debate in the Senate, and work is underway on next year's almost nine-billion-dollar state budget.

SC Lede: The Waiting Game - Plea Deals and Nuclear Deals

February 20, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by reporters Andy Brown and Andy Shain of The Post and Courier to discuss the sentencing of former state Rep. Rick Quinn, Jr. (R-Lexington) to two years of probation as part of the ongoing the statehouse...

State House Week for February 16, 2018

February 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
Former Rep. Rick Quinn talking with news reporters at the Richland County Courthouse

More fallout from the ongoing Statehouse corruption probe, and the S.C. Senate moves to give state regulators more time to consider SCANA Corp and Dominion Energy's request to continue to charge ratepayers for the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project.

State House Week for February 09, 2018

February 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
State House Week

This week the issue of the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project moved from the State House of Representatives to the Senate, and a controversial bill prohibiting cities and counties from banning plastic bags being sold is passed by the House.

SC Lede: SCANA, Amtrak, and Bye Bye Trey Gowdy

February 6, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Host Gavin Jackson with The Post & Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post & Courier reporters Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown to discuss their story about a breakdown of trust between state lawmakers and SCANA Corp., the parent company of South Carolina Electric and...

State House Week for February 2, 2018

February 2, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
BIll temporarily halts customers of SCE&G from paying for the abandoned VC Summer Nuclear Project.

The S.C. House voted 119-1 this week to pass a bill that would temporarily halt customers of SCE&G from paying for the abandoned VC Summer Nuclear Project. Credit Russ McKinney/SC Public Radio The S.C. House this week passed what's expected to be the most important...

State House Daybook: Feb. 1, 2018

February 1, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other...

State House Daybook: Jan. 31, 2018

January 31, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
S.C. State House

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other...

SC Lede: Tariffs, Shutdowns, and Drilling, Oh My!

January 30, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson and Jamie Lovegrove

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , Jamie Lovegrove, reporter for The Post & Courier, joins Gavin Jackson to discuss national news stories which could have major impacts here in South Carolina. Topics include the government shutdown, tariffs, the State of the State...

State House Daybook: Jan. 30, 2018

January 30, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
State House

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other...

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