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Haley: We’re Going to Fight Back on Voter ID

Gov. Nikki Haley and members of the S.C. General Assembly join in the rotunda of the State House on Jan. 10 to talk about issues related to the Voter ID bill. “What we saw was the continued war on South … Continue reading

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Legislators Exempt Themselves from Sunshine Law They Created

When it comes to releasing public emails and other internal communications, the governor’s office isn’t the only place that likes to play secrecy games. In fact, for more than 30 years, state law has shielded the S.C. General Assembly from releasing documents … Continue reading

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Incentives Transparency Bill Looks Promising Next Session

It’s been eight years since a state law was passed requiring the S.C. Department of Commerce to publicly disclose incentives offered to companies to invest capital and create jobs in the state. But that law contains loopholes big enough to … Continue reading

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Senator Rethinks ‘Angel’ Incentives Bill; Midlands Group in Works

A leading state senator who is sponsoring a bill to provide state tax credits for a high-risk, high-reward form of venture capital known as “angel” investing says he is rethinking his bill – and incentives in general. The senator, Republican … Continue reading

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Boeing Bonds Illegal in South Carolina?

S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis might have unwittingly opened a debate about whether the sale of $270 million in state bonds to help aerospace giant Boeing build an aircraft assembly plant in North Charleston violated the S.C. Constitution. Continue reading

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