• Gov. Nikki Haleynamed Susan Alford the state’s new child-welfare director
Monday. The Irmo resident starts her new job – contingent upon Senate confirmation – on January 5. A Senate finance panel will hear from Social Services at 10 a.m. about the agency’s budget request for the fiscal year starting July 1.
• Days before he is expected to decide whether to run for president,former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush gave a breezy, campaign-like speech
to University of South Carolina graduates.
• 2 p.m.: Haley will hold a criminal domestic violence roundtable in the State House auditorium.
Harrell ethics scandal drives debate
Will suspended Lexington Co. Sheriff Metts get deal to avoid prison? Court hearing is Wednesday
For Benedict grad, ‘The village came together to get her across the finish line’
SC remains top exporter for stolen guns
City council to determine vista nightclub’s fate
SC State House today
• 10 a.m.: Senate Finance Health and Human Services Subcommittee (Blatt Room 110 /Agenda
• 10 a.m.: Block Grants Committee of the S.C. Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program (Education Oversight Committee) (Blatt Room 318 /Agenda
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