“The measure allows any qualified South Carolina voter to vote absentee either by mail or in person at county election offices. The state typically requires that absentee voters meet certain requirements such as being age 65 or older, having a disability or caring for someone who is ill." Read More
Progress is being made to address a 30-year backlog of deferred maintenance thanks to the gas tax trust fund along with federal funds and other state funds that support SCDOT's 10‐year plan. South Carolina has the 4th-largest state highway system in the nation and the 6th-fastest population growth rate. Read more...
Last year, local municipalities, fire and other special purpose districts, public colleges and at least three state agencies collectively spent more than $1.4 million on lobbying the S.C. legislative and executive branches, State Ethics Commission records show. read more
Become familiar with South Carolina's new voting system before going to the polls this year. To view the instructional video from Beaufort County's Board of Voter Registration and Elections, click here
"Everybody doesn't learn the same way. We must give our parents the choice to send their children to places that they believe will suit their needs the best... it's time to unleash the free market in education." Gov . Henry McMaster, Read More
Update on the Gas Tax, road repairs and improvements from the South Carolina Department of Transportation as presented to the Greater Island Council. Click here...
As the SC General Assembly moves ever closer to receiving a report from the state Department of Admin. on the future of Santee Cooper, the SC Public Service Authority, it is time for a basic review of the current state of affairs with this state agency and the options available for its future. Read More
Education reform, Spending $1.8 billion; Investing in kids. Read More
The first day of South Carolina’s legislative session begins on January 14, 2020. Click below for an overview of a few of the most consequential bills that could resurface in 2020. Read More
"Dominion and Duke’s objective is to retain monopoly control of power generation and to protect their power plant investments from competition and cheaper alternatives." - Sen. Tom Davis, Read More
"Mr. Campsen is a Republican state senator and dedicated supporter of President Trump. He parts ways with the president, though, when it comes to drilling for oil in the waters his family has plied for decades, running tour and charter boats out of Charleston Harbor." Click Here to read the entire article published in the Wall Street Journal.