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8:44 am on Tuesday October 1, 2013
The former governor, now Rep. Mark Sanford voted three times within the last week to delay Obamacare.
4:56 am on Tuesday October 1, 2013
From federal parks, to courts, to Department of Defense employees, to schools, airports, and more, not all federally funded institutions in the Charleston area will be effected the same by the shutdown — just don't try to catch a boat tour to Fort...
4:44 am on Tuesday October 1, 2013
As of midnight, the federal government is technically out of cash, but not all federally funded services will be impacted equally.
11:28 am on Wednesday June 5, 2013
It's the final days of this year's legislative session in Columbia, and a group of Senators is working to pass an attempt at blocking President Barack Obama’s health care plan.
4:21 am on Monday April 29, 2013
Many South Carolina politicians are pushing to limit and regulate the use of unmanned drone aircraft by local, state, and federal officials, but an unidentified group has requested that the Federal Aviation Administration set up a new testing...
3:51 am on Thursday February 21, 2013
Some 600 Beaufort-based Defense Department employees could see one-day-per-week furloughs if Congress does not act by the March 1 budget deadline.
3:50 am on Thursday February 21, 2013
Some 5,200 Charleston-based Defense Department employees could see one-day-per-week furloughs if Congress does not act by the March 1 budget deadline.
11:53 pm on Wednesday February 20, 2013
Image by Secretary of Defense Flickr account Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is warning of the potential furloughs to some 800,000 civilian workers. Some 5,200 Charleston-based Defense Department employees could see one-day-per-week furloughs...
6:01 am on Friday December 28, 2012
The "South Carolina Firearms Freedom Act" would try to exempt any gun or related item that is made in and sold in South Carolina from federal regulation. It has been prefied by Spartanburg Senator Bright.
4:41 am on Saturday November 17, 2012
Flickr user CarbonNYC Earlier this year, S.C. Governor Nikki Haley made her thoughts plain on her resistance to implementing parts of "Obamacare". Following the 2012 presidential election, Haley has spent more time looking at the situation and is...