In the final five days of session, the SC Legislature reformed the abused ‘disorderly conduct’ law, ordered the DMV to start requiring vision tests again, created a new state agency and passed 84 more new laws.
The candidates for SC governor, Republican Gov Henry McMaster and Democratic Rep James Smith, are honest and honorable men. I would be comfortable voting for either one. It’s the first time I’ve felt that way.
SC Gov Henry McMaster vetoed a bill extending tax breaks for revitalizing abandoned buildings after the Legislature attached unrelated tax give-aways, saying it violated the state constitution’s single-subject rule.
South Carolina is unhealthy because our communities don’t work to promote healthy lifestyles. Columbia tried recently with a plan to install bike lanes, but the first one is being removed because it slows down drivers.