Tag Archives: Talbert Black

Restructuring Could Face Filibuster in Senate

The S.C. Senate this week is continuing to debate a restructuring bill that goes a long way toward overhauling state government but – to some informed observers – falls short of true, comprehensive reform. How the Senate got to where … Continue reading

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Lexington Resident: District Should ‘Live Within Its Means’

Lexington County resident Talbert Black addresses the Lexington 1 school district board on the issue the district’s long-term financial health.

During a board meeting last month, Black urges that pay raises be put on hold and that the board “live within its means.” Continue reading

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Reasoning Behind Council Members’ Stand on Budget

Lexington County Council members give their reasons for supporting or opposing the $102 million general fund budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Councilman Todd Cullum, for one, says he supports the budget with the exception of pay raises for county employees because many of his constituents are struggling given the state of the economy. Continue reading

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