U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman boasts a cash lead over Democratic challenger Archie Parnell in 5th District SC congressional race. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson has a huge money lead over his Democratic challenger.
Susan Alford retired Monday as director of the embattled S.C. Department of Social Services. In 2015, Alford was named to head the troubled agency by then-Gov. Nikki Haley after its previous director resigned.
After a controversial meeting between Russian President Putin and President Trump, S.C. Sen Lindsey Graham sounded off when Trump refused to say whether he sided with Putin or his own intelligence communities on 2016 election meddling.
Even after he lost a SC primary thanks in part to the opposition of President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford is teaming up with other congressmen to challenge Trump’s tariff policy. Trump would not be able to impose tariffs without Congress’s review.
S.C. lawmakers aim to pass a bond bill in 2019 to address years of deferred maintenance at the state’s buildings and colleges. But Gov. Henry McMaster could veto the borrowing if he wins a new term in November.
President Trump’s choice to be the next associate justice on the Supreme Court was tasked with deciding the fate of the controversial S.C. voter ID law in 2012. Brett Kavanaugh ruled on the law while a judge.
After vetoing $16 million for health care, a move aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood, Gov. Henry McMaster orders S.C.’s health agency to use leftover money to cover the health care costs of low-income South Carolinians.
SCANA said Friday it would launch its own investigation into whether its board and top executives mismanaged a failed nuclear construction project. It has added two new board members to conduct the inquiry.
Some Democrats in the U.S. House are starting a campaign to promote U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn of Columbia, Congress’s most senior African-American lawmaker, to speaker if Democrats regain control of the House.
Money to protect S.C. land has been cut while questioning state lawmakers watch the S.C. Conservation Bank. The bank has saved hundreds of thousands of acres from development, but has been under fire for how it has handled money.
Some S.C. customers will lose favorable rates, which make solar energy affordable for many, because Duke Energy has reached a limit on solar growth. The Legislature failed to extend that limit after lobbying by utilities, including Duke.
S.C.’s highway fatality rate is higher than in Georgia. A lawmaker thinks part of the solution to lowering that death toll is stopping S.C. drivers — like Georgia has — from using their cellphones, cutting down on distracted driving.
SC Gov. Henry McMaster will hop the pond for a weeklong international airshow in the hopes of luring new investment in the state’s aerospace industry. McMaster will meet with executives from Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Toray.
The University of South Carolina said neither it, nor its charitable foundations nor other affiliated entities, will be paying former President Bill Clinton to speak at a closed-door, invite-only event at the Alumni Center on Aug. 6.
James Smith took his campaign for S.C. governor to the Upstate on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Democrats there say they are eager to turn the conservative region into a more competitive playing field for progressives.
President Donald Trump's tax cuts will mean many SC taxpayers will see more money in their pocket in 2019. Some taxpayers will see more than others, even as the S.C. Legislature works on its own plan for the state's taxes.