Big pay bump for SC Gov. McMaster’s chief of staff

Being the governor’s top aide pays off. Trey Walker, S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster’s chief of staff, will earn a salary of $165,000 a year, making him the highest paid governor’s chief of staff in two decades and likely ever.

Nikki Haley could teach her boss how to respond to anti-Semitism

President Trump’s unseemly record in refusing to directly address and condemn anti-Semitism leads some to conclude that he is a bigot, while others interpret this as evidence of his narcissism. His decision to call a reporter’s question about the rise in anti-Semitic incidents “very insulting,” as though it was a personal indictment of him, only reinforced the impression that Trump is, at best, clueless.

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People speak out about medical marijuana

The proposed bill to allow for medical marijuana has passed from a house subcommittee.
tglantz@thestate.com
People speak out about medical marijuana 2:39

People speak out about medical marijuana

Chad Holbrook: Gamecocks 'lucky to get out of here with the win' 0:56

Chad Holbrook: Gamecocks 'lucky to get out of here with the win'

Afghani translator shares his experience 1:13

Afghani translator shares his experience

Pete Selleck of Michelin North America explains support for SC gas tax increase 1:33

Pete Selleck of Michelin North America explains support for SC gas tax increase