Monday, August 29, 2016

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SCRUB, SCRUB, SCRUB ... Apparently booting Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill wasn't enough ... the Gods of political correctness are demanding additional sacrifices. Accordingly, Democrats in South Carolina are in the process of rebranding the party's annual fundraising dinner - shedding the...
CURTIS LOFTIS STEPS UP EFFORTS TO RETURN "UNCLAIMED PROPERTY" TO TAXPAYERS ...  S.C. treasurer Curtis Loftis says his office is giving Palmetto State residents another way to access unclaimed property entrusted to the care of the state. South Carolinians can now search for...
LATEST LOW INCOME HOUSING AWARDS ANNOUNCED ... Is your community about to receive some new government-subsidized neighbors? The S.C. State Housing and Development Finance Authority released its list of "low income housing tax credit" awards this week, approving twenty new projects...
SOCIAL MEDIA ADVERTISING, PRESS EVENTS FOR SIDEWALKS ... This website has written extensively on the Richland County "penny tax" - a $1.2 billion levy that "passed" via a rigged election in 2012. This tax - and the manner in which it...
OUTGOING LAWMAKER'S DIVORCE CASE HEATING UP ... We wrote earlier this year about the drama surrounding outgoing S.C. Rep. Chip Limehouse and his sealed divorce case. Why'd we do that?  Because when elected officials (or their cronies) try to hide things...
BIG MONEY REBUKING ATTORNEY GENERAL'S BID ... Given that he totally imploded on the statewide stage earlier this year, it's not surprising that S.C. attorney general Alan Wilson is finding the sledding tough in his bid for higher office. Wilson's obstruction...
LOOKS THAT WAY ... Doug Brannon is one of the most liberal, irascible "Republicans" ever to win a seat in the S.C. House of Representatives. Wanna know why a "Republican" majority continues to spend our state into oblivion?  Look no further...
SOUTH CAROLINA WORKFORCE IS SHRINKING AGAIN ... The percentage of South Carolina's working age population that's participating in the labor force dipped again in July - falling from 59.6 percent in June to 59.3 percent last month. That's according to data released...
LAWMAKER UNDER FIRE FOR PIMPING SUPREME COURT CANDIDATE ... A liberal "Republican" S.C. Senator may have run afoul of the law in lobbying business leaders to support a former Democratic statewide candidate for the next open seat on the S.C. Supreme Court. S.C....
RED FLAGS IN VOLUNTEER STATE RAISING CONCERNS IN SOUTH CAROLINA ...  Last week, reporter Jennifer Pignolet filed an interesting report which ran in the pages of The Tennessean, among other places. According to Pignolet's story, Tennessee's comptroller (whom we're guessing is not as crazy as...