SC State cutting ties with president but adopts his budget cuts
The S.C. State University board hopes to have a deal by next Wednesday to cut ties with president Thomas Elzey, whom trustees put on paid leave earlier this week.
That decision to part ways did not stop the board Thursday from approving a plan, developed by Elzey, to cut $2.25 million from the school’s budget starting July 1, primarily through faculty and staff cuts. The school has a deficit of more than $17 million.
Will people who criticize SC Judges go to jail?
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It could get downright risky to criticize a state judge.
If a bill before the S.C. Senate becomes law, some people who file formal complaints against a state judge could be sent to prison for up to a year.
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