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3 hrs ago | Coastal Observer

Schools: Budget challenges remain as demands grow

A centerpiece of Gov. Nikki Haley's education budget will provide reading coaches to the state's elementary schools.


Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc., Georgetown County, SC

7 hrs ago | Free Times

Senate, House Struggle with Competing 4K Bills

Like a nervous toddler, the General Assembly is poised to take another half-step toward expanding statewide early education for kindergartners.


Related Topix: Easley, SC, Gaffney, SC, US Governors, Abbeville, SC, Rock Hill, SC, Camden, SC

12 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: DSS director testifies; S.C. near lowest in bike-ped...

Post and Courier analysis of a new report by the Alliance for Biking and Walking shows that South Carolina ranks among the lowest in the nation in per capita bike-ped spending, but among the highest in bike-ped fatality rates.


Related Topix: Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, US Governors, Charleston, SC

14 hrs ago | Free Republic

Bass Pro Shops Opening Store In Spartanburg Co.

The company will be building the 120,000 square foot store near the BMW facility at the intersection of Highway 101 and Interstate 85. 'This store will be a tribute to the great sporting tradition and heritage of the region and a celebration of the sporting men and women of South Carolina,' said Johnny Morris, founder of Bass Pro Shops.


Related Topix: US Governors, North Charleston, SC

18 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Gallup: Rate of uninsured declined more in pro-Obamacare states

South Carolina, and other states that aren't "embracing" Obamacare, have seen a smaller reduction in the percentage of uninsured residents than states that have expanded Medicaid and set up their own insurance exchanges, a new Gallup survey found.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, Columbia, SC, Marketing, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Post and Courier

Education to be big issue in South Carolina campaign for governor

Ty'Sheoma Bethea celebrated four years ago after being honored at her former junior high school, J.V. Martin, in Dillion, for helping bring millions of dollars in federal aid to rebuild the town's dilapidated schools.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, South Carolina, Education Etc., US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US Governors

Rock Hill Herald

Winthrop Poll: Haley's approval ratings rising

Of 877 South Carolinians surveyed earlier this month, 49.8 percent approve of the job being done by the first-term Republican governor from Lexington, who is seeking re-election in November, according to a Winthrop Poll released Wednesday.


Related Topix: South Carolina, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Jim DeMint, US Governors

The Island Packet

SC Social Services director says she will not quit

Social Services director Lillian Koller said she will not resign, having suggested ways her agency's operations could be streamlined to address concerns about repeated reports of abuse and neglect involving children.


Related Topix: Lexington, SC, US Governors, Richland County, SC

Architect Online

South Carolina Avoids LEED Ban Through Compromise

On April 7, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed into law a bill that restricts the pursuit of certain credits in the LEED green building rating system.


Related Topix: Energy, South Carolina, US Governors, Greenville County, SC

News Observer

SC seeks ruling in nuclear fuel funding lawsuit

In court papers filed earlier this week, Attorney General Alan Wilson and other attorneys for the state asked for a decision without a trial.


Related Topix: South Carolina, US Governors

Charleston Business Journal

S.C. governor leading trade mission to expand portfolio

Led by Gov. Nikki Haley , the state's 10-day trade mission to India this fall will be far more than a visit to her parents' homeland.


Related Topix: Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel, US Governors, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Bob R. Riley, Pat McCrory, World News, India,

Post and Courier

Latest Winthrop poll has good news for Gov. Nikki Haley, improving news for Sen. Lindsey Graham

A new Winthrop poll out this morning has good news for Gov. Nikki Haley and improving news for U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham.


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, South Carolina, Representative Tim Scott, US House of Representatives, South Carolina Government, Marijuana


DSS director to testify before Senate panel

The director of South Carolina's Department of Social Services is expected to testify before a Senate subcommittee created to investigate the agency.


Related Topix: Greenville, SC, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

News Max

Jindal Wants to Pull Louisiana Out of Common Core Test Group

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is threatening to withdraw his state from a consortium developing assessment methods and tests for Common Core academic standards if the state legislature doesn't choose to pull out on its own, The Times-Picayune reported.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Beckers ASC Review

South Carolina Supreme Court Rules in Favor of CON Program Despite Lack of Funds

On Monday, the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled that the state's certificate of need program was not eliminated when Governor Nikki Haley vetoed the program's funding last year, according to a WLTX 19 report.


Related Topix: US Governors


SCDP: Nikki Haley's "Tax Day Double Standard"

Every Tax Day, you hear a lot of rhetoric from Republicans about looking out for the people and doing right by business.


Related Topix: US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance, Tax, Lexington, SC

Roll Call

Sarah PAC Increases Giving to U.S. Senate Candidates

The federal political action committee of former Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin has had sudden surge in giving to U.S. Senate candidates around the country.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Scott, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Iowa

Lander University sets spring commencement for May 3

It will be one of the largest graduating classes in Lander's history. The commencement speaker will be U.S. Sen. Tim Scott , who was appointed by Gov. Nikki Haley in 2013 to finish out the two years remaining in the term of Jim DeMint, who resigned from the position to join the Heritage Foundation.


Related Topix: Lander University, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Jim DeMint, US Governors, Southern University, Charleston Southern University

Fort Mill Times

Court: State must run program despite funding veto

The ruling means that the Department of Health and Environmental Control will have to find another way to pay for the Certificate of Need program, which state law requires medical facilities to go through for approval to expand or build.


Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The News

Governor tours hospital

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley recently made a special trip to Williamsburg Regional Hospital where she met with administration and staff and congratulated them on their recent accomplishments.


Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, US Governors, Nursing, Medicine