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Michael Layer


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.

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


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


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


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


Latest Articles

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?


South Carolina: Culture war ground zero


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