Neighbors of Columbia SC’s Five Points bar district blocked a parking garage 10 years ago that could have kept restaurants from giving way to mob of all-night college bars that have changed the village’s identity.
To gauge Columbia SC solicitor Dan Johnson’s government-funded travel has been, I checked the travel of Gov Henry McMaster, Chief Justice Don Beatty, Attorney General Alan Wilson and Rick Hubbard, the Lexington County solicitor.
Columbia SC Solicitor Dan Johnson is abusing his office with his over-the-top travel. He owes us explanations. The governor, chief justice and state attorney general travel less at government expense. Combined.
Failing SC charter schools are gaming the system with their Erskine College collaboration. The Legislature should outlaw authorizer-shopping and make them keep reporting to the Public Charter School District until they improve.
SC political consultant Richard Quinn’s biggest clients were state agencies and regulated utilities, all of which wanted special favors from the Legislature. Lobbying by state agencies and monopolies should be illegal.