The Buzz

August 6, 2014

MORNING BUZZ: SC’s Clyburn, Graham split on immigration + Free health care clinic hitting stride

The Buzz

A blog from The State's political team of Cassie Cope, Jamie Self and Andy Shain. Email tips to

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• Immigration reform may – or may not – be dead for the year, depending on which of South Carolina’s senior congressional lawmakers is talking.
• Organizers of the annual free health care clinic in Columbia don’t expect demand to slack off this year despite tens of thousands of newly insured in the Midlands.
• At 10 a.m. Gov. Nikki Haley will hold a ceremonial bill signing for the S.C. Distributed Energy Resource Program Act at Half Moon Outfitters

Buzz Clicks

Gov. Nikki Haley appoints Robert Polk as S.C. Fire Marshal

Former Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell fires men's basketball coach

U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn discusses Obama impeachment, ACA, DSS

2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in US

Killing of U.S. major general in Afghanistan revives worries about safety of trainers

Local Buzz

Columbia moves code enforcers to police department

Owens accused of misconduct as West Columbia mayor

Ballot coming on bid to weaken Chapin mayor

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