MORNING BUZZ: The race is on for SC pols
03/31/2014 6:10 AM
03/31/2014 8:18 AM
Those SC pols who thought they were running unopposed might want to check again.
A bit of last-minute filing means some races just grew more competitive, like the primary S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley now faces.
Happening today: The Department of Social Services has invited media to interview families completing adoptions today in Lexington. The agency, which says adoptions have been up 11 percent in the last three years, has been under scrutiny lately, with a state Senate panel reviewing claims of poor management and overlooked cases of abuse. ... Ten things you need to know about today's Health Insurance Marketplace deadline .
State Sen. Vincent Sheheen as an attorney has represented at least three men charged with criminal domestic violence. In his effort to win women voters in his race for the governor's office, Sheheen has said he would strengthen the state's criminal domestic violence laws.
Cracks in a carefully crafted solar energy bill for South Carolina emerged Friday as a renewable energy business group criticized the legislation now before the state Senate.
So just how much will a minor-league baseball stadium cost? Some people want to know before City Council takes its final vote.
SUNDAY BUZZ : SC college trustee elections flunk competition test and Nikki Haley takes up a new fight against online gambling.
The (Charleston) Post and Courier is profiling South Carolina counties that are at opposite ends of the political spectrum.
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott pledged to “earn” the public’s vote during a campaign stop at the Rock Hill/York County Airport on Friday morning that brought out local supporters and Republican Party leaders, the (Rock Hill) Herald reports.
Another Democrat has decided to run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Lindsey Graham.
A state House Democrat has entered the race for state Superintendent of Education. The (Orangeburg) Times and Democrat has more on that race.
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