Monday, December 5, 2016

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MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR MOVEMENT ...  Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in South Carolina are making big moves ahead of next year's session of the state legislature - hoping to capitalize on growing popular (and electoral) support for the issue. "This could be the year,"...
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE PUSHES BACK AGAINST ACCUSERS ... Supporters of S.C. chief administrative law judge Ralph King "Tripp" Anderson are crying foul regarding his treatment in the upcoming race for the S.C. Supreme Court.  They're also pressing to have his name...
PROSPECTIVE SPECIAL ELECTION COULD DRAW CROWDED FIELD ... Yesterday this website broke the news that U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney was in line to become head of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under president-elect Donald Trump. Assuming Mulvaney...
ATTORNEY GENERAL HAS PROSECUTED SEVERAL CASES ... Earlier this week we took a gratuitous swipe at S.C. attorney general Alan Wilson in a post addressing some recent food stamp fraud revelations. It was an unnecessary pop ... one that had nothing...
STATE SENATOR COULD GET BROAD BACKING ...  This morning, our website reported exclusively on S.C. Senator Kevin Bryant's interest in becoming the Palmetto State's next lieutenant governor (you know ... assuming the Palmetto State can figure out how this mostly ceremonial,...

SCGOP Battle Looming

FORMER PARTY CHAIRMAN MAKING MOVES AGAINST CURRENT LEADER ... Former S.C. Republican Party chairman Katon Dawson is reportedly considering a new campaign for his old job. Dawson has reportedly contacted several GOP leaders in the Palmetto State expressing his interest in...
LAWMAKER WILL TAKE CASE TO SUPREME COURT IF NECESSARY ... S.C. Senator Tom Davis says he will file a petition with the Palmetto State's Supreme Court this month in an effort to resolve the ongoing debate over looming vacancies in the...
STATE SENATOR WOULD BE "HONORED" TO ACCEPT POST ...  As the battle rages over South Carolina's looming executive succession, one State Senator is signaling his intentions regarding one of the offices in play. S.C. Senator Kevin Bryant said this week he is interested in...

SC Flood Food Stamp Freakout

OVER $10 MILLION? REALLY? There's a big story in the South Carolina legacy press this week from veteran reporter Tim Smith about an estimated $10 million worth of fraudulent food stamp payouts doled out in the aftermath of last year's...

#Probegate: Indictment Fever

BIG BUZZ SURROUNDING STATE HOUSE INVESTIGATION ... We've previously reported that indictments were imminent in an ongoing probe of alleged corruption at the S.C. State House.  And mainstream media outlets have confirmed this timetable. Will those charges come this week? According to...