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Stories with organization: South Carolina State General Assembly
  • SC counties to receive between $2M and $18M for road repair 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 6:47 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's counties are expected to receive between $2 million and $18 million each this year for road repair through the state budget that took effect Wednesday.

  • Gov. Haley vetoes 87 SC budget items tallying $30 million 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 6:59 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley thanked legislators Tuesday after issuing 87 budget vetoes that strike $30 million from the Legislature's budget package.

  • New law means Uber rides will continue in South Carolina 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 8:28 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - People in South Carolina can continue catching a ride through the Uber app under a law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley.

  • Survey shows enough votes to remove Confederate flag in SC story has photos
    Updated: Jun-29-15 8:07 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there is enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote.

  • Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change story has photos
    Updated: Jun-28-15 11:13 am

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous corporate bean counters scrambling for cover in the wake of another white-on-black atrocity?

  • Pastor killed in church shooting bridged faith, politics story has photos
    Updated: Jun-18-15 6:17 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - When Clementa Pinckney stepped to the well of the South Carolina Senate chamber in April, fellow legislators expected him to lobby for funding of police body cameras. But the charcoal-suited Pinckney, speaking in the rich, deliberate tone that was his calling card, set aside almost any mention of politics or policing, in favor of a biblical story.

  • Charleston shooting took place at 1 of oldest black churches story has photos
    Updated: Jun-18-15 4:23 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The slayings of nine people in Charleston wrote a grim new chapter into the history of one of the oldest black churches in the South.

  • Pastor killed in church shooting was also honored legislator 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 12:44 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Clementa Pinckney, among those killed in the Charleston church where he was the beloved pastor, was also a state senator lauded Thursday as "the best of the 46 of us in this chamber" as colleagues gathered in tribute near his black-draped desk in the state Capitol.

  • Regular session ends with SC budget package far from done 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 11:15 am

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - While the South Carolina Legislature's regular session is officially over, the work is far from done.

  • Contractor sentenced in case that ensnared ex-SC Rep. Viers 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 10:11 am

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A Pawleys Island contractor has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for his role in a money laundering case that included a former South Carolina House member.

  • South Carolina road bill got off track at 3 critical points 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 3:43 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina lawmakers ended their regular session this week without a road funding bill, despite both the governor and Legislature making it a priority and business groups pushing hard to do something to fix the potholes and expand lanes.