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Michael Layer

Housing

Sen. Tim Scott rips Ben Carson on lavish expenditures

Criminal justice
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South Carolina solicitor spent thousands of public dollars on hotels, parties, and DJs

Government transparency
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South Carolina GOP congressmen are using TV to chastise Trump on Mueller. It might actually work.

Campaigns
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As SC Democrat joins primary, the race to beat Mark Sanford heats up

Activism

SC high school students faced bureaucratic, violent threats for gun protests

Reproductive health
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Surprise news in SC: A bill to improve birth control access passed the House

Budgets

Broken escalator emphasizes need for $2 billion in repairs to public buildings

Immigration

Even Republicans are criticizing McMaster’s anti-sanctuary city bill in South Carolina

State lawmakers
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South Carolina pushes for state and federal constitutional conventions

Civil rights
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South Carolina ranked as one of the worst states for women

Criminal justice

South Carolina may mandate electric chair for death row inmates as early as next week

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Environmental protection

Emails suggest SC utility companies knew project flaws 4 years before $9 billion failed project

Gun violence

Gov. McMaster wants to put a police officer in every SC school — but at what cost?

Intro

South Carolina: Culture war ground zero

Campaigns

The scandals Trey Gowdy cared about — and the one he didn’t

Legal news

Bending Toward Justice: Some states will do anything to overturn Roe v. Wade