State Sen. Brad Hutto, D-Orangeburg, center, in the S.C. Senate chamber in 2013.
State Sen. Brad Hutto, D-Orangeburg, center, in the S.C. Senate chamber in 2013. Tim Dominick tdominick@thestate.com
State Sen. Brad Hutto, D-Orangeburg, center, in the S.C. Senate chamber in 2013. Tim Dominick tdominick@thestate.com

Avery G. Wilks covers the S.C. State House and politics at The State, focusing on the most important problems facing South Carolina and her people. He grew up in Chester, S.C., and graduated from the University of South Carolina’s top-ranked Honors College in 2015.