The South Carolina Supreme Court has ordered that each county will continue to maintain its standing Court Security Committees to address courthouse security concerns. Under the order issued in May, each county committee will be co-chaired by a judge appointed by ...Read More »
COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina’s state budget includes millions of dollars for local parks and festivals and to restore historic buildings. But not even lawmakers know exactly what some of the money will be spent on. Gov. Henry McMaster vetoed ...Read More »
CHARLESTON (AP) — A South Carolina police officer has resigned following an investigation into his ticket-writing practices. A statement from the Charleston Police Department says officer Michael Baker quit after an internal review found he’d written unwarranted tickets to drivers ...Read More »
The South Carolina Supreme Court has denied a petition from The Episcopal Church and The Episcopal Church in South Carolina asking the court to enforce its decision about 29 properties currently held by a breakaway group. The court ruled in ...Read More »
COLUMBIA (AP) — A South Carolina woman has been arrested for allegedly sending more than 200 harassing messages to someone via social media. News outlets report 50-year-old Kathryn Leigh Witt was charged with harassment on July 1. South Carolina Law ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just hours after Chief Justice John Roberts handed Republicans a huge victory that protects even the most extreme partisan electoral districts from federal court challenge, critics blasted him as worthy of being impeached, a politician who should ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said on June 28 that it will decide whether President Donald Trump can terminate an Obama-era program shielding young migrants from deportation. The justices’ order sets up ...Read More »
COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina residents will pay less to go to the state’s only public law school next year, with the full price of in-state tuition falling $5,100 next year at the University of South Carolina School of Law. ...Read More »
When North Carolina drew its most recent political maps, state leaders split a historically black university in Greensboro into two congressional districts that critics say diluted the voting power of African Americans on campus. Lawmakers defended it as partisan gerrymandering ...
Tagged with: gerrymanderingRead More »
Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and a Republican administration they argued exist only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season, embracing inequality as a defining theme in their ...
Tagged with: democratic debateRead More »