Tag Archives: Sen. Creighton Coleman

No End in Sight for Court Fees

If users of the state’s court system are hoping to see lower court fees any time soon, they likely won’t find an ally in S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal. During a hearing last week before a Senate Judiciary … Continue reading

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High Court Rejects ‘Power-of-One’ Practice

The balance of power in state government shifted somewhat Monday, courtesy of the S.C. Supreme Court. In a 4-1 vote, the state’s top court said the General Assembly violated the S.C. Constitution last year when it overrode former Gov. Mark … Continue reading

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Revenue Agency Changes Mind, Grants Tax Breaks

It’s not every day that a member of the S.C. General Assembly asks his fellow legislators to uphold a veto of a bill the legislator introduced and labored long and hard to get passed. But that’s exactly what Democratic Sen. … Continue reading

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‘Army Wives’ Incentives Rerun in the Works

A year ago, actors Catherine Bell and Kim Delaney, stars of the popular cable television drama “Army Wives,” visited the S.C. State House to make their case that their show, filmed in Charleston, couldn’t survive without extra taxpayer-funded incentives. A … Continue reading

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