Turner Hires Former Sanford Aide
FIRST DISTRICT CANDIDATE HIRES FORMER GOVERNOR’S MEDIA PRO It remains to be seen whether Teddy Turner’s bid for the South Carolina first congressional district evolves […]
Fight For The (SC) First
BATTLE ALREADY UNDERWAY FOR TIM SCOTT’S HOUSE SEAT U.S. Rep. Tim Scott’s ascension to the United States Senate will set off a vicious battle for […]
Candidates Already Jockeying For Tim Scott’s House Seat
“REPUBLICANS” EYE FIRST DISTRICT SEAT AMID U.S. SENATORIAL SPECULATION U.S. Rep. Tim Scott (R-Charleston) is the choice of national Republicans – and most South Carolina […]
Will Jim DeMint Run Again?
THE DOOR IS (RE)OPENING WIDER Conventional political wisdom for the last year in the Palmetto State has held that Jim DeMint – South Carolina’s leading […]
Nikki Haley’s First “Pay To Play” Target? Jimmy Merrill
Former “Republican” Majority Leader Jimmy Merrill’s world was rocked by a major “pay to play” scandal over the weekend … a blow widely regarded as […]
SC Ports Authority Statement On Harbor Deepening Funding
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2012 SC House Committee Sets Aside $180 Million for Harbor Deepening Columbia, SC – The House committee shaping the state’s […]
GOP: House Map Will “Expand Advantage”
A top Republican strategist tells FITS that newly-drawn districts in the S.C. House of Representatives will expand the party’s legislative majority … in name only, […]
SC Port Proviso Withdrawn
In lieu of a federal earmark, a handful of South Carolina lawmakers are trying fund a controversial harbor deepening study for the Port of Charleston […]
Palmetto One: Pretty Busy
When it’s not serving as former House Majority Leader Jimmy Merrill’s Lobbyist Sky Taxi (or the preferred mode of transportation for the Mark Sanford “Forgiveness […]
The Cigarette Tax Vote: Who Broke Their Pledges?
By FITSNews || With no accompanying reform and no corresponding tax relief, South Carolina’s “Republican-controlled” General Assembly has voted to raise the state’s cigarette tax […]
Who Voted For The “Big Government Golf” Bill?
By FITSNews || You know how politicians are always saying that “bipartisanship” is a good thing? Yeah … we’re pretty sure that this vote isn’t […]