Gov. Henry McMaster

SC Governor attends Accelerate SC meeting to discuss ‘American Rescue Plan’

Meeting discussion on the more than eight billion dollars coming to SC as part of the Biden Administration's "American Rescue Plan

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster convened the Accelerate SC Committee Tuesday. Originally, the group was formed to manage the state’s response to COVID-19. On Tuesday, the purpose was initial discussion of the more than eight billion dollars coming to South Carolina as part of the Biden Administration’s “American Rescue Plan.” The group will meet again on July 22,…

Gov. McMaster endorsed by former President Trump in his bid for re-election

(AP): Former President Donald Trump has endorsed South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s bid for a second full term in 2022. Governor McMaster took to Twitter Friday to share the news. Source: Gov. Henry McMaster Twitter The move continues the years long alliance between the two leaders and aims to strengthen Trump’s ties with the early-voting state he won twice. Trump’s…

Gov. McMaster expands vaccine distribution to Phase 1B beginning Monday

COLUMBIA (WOLO): Governor McMaster and the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Tuesday said due to an increase in vaccine supply and the hard work of South Carolinians, on Monday, March 8th, those aged 55 years and older, people with high risk medical conditions, and even our teachers and school staff can begin scheduling their appointments. Governor Henry McMaster said,…

SC Gov. McMaster on vaccines: this will not be a fast process

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster updated the state Wednesday on Coronavirus efforts. During the address, McMaster discussed his desire to keep students in the classroom as much as possible, the governor saying he does not have the authority to force schools to open five days a week, saying if he had that power, he would have done…

Governor McMaster to SC: “Get Tested before Turkey”

McMaster urging SC residents, if plans include travelling or gathering indoors for Thanksgiving, to "Get tested for COVID-19 before the Turkey"

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster addressed the state on Thursday about Coronvirus precautions during the holiday. The Governor says this year will be different from other years, when celebrating the holidays, and everyone has to be careful and be smart. McMaster urging South Carolina residents, if their plans include travelling or gathering indoors for Thanksgiving, to “Get…

SC Governor Henry McMaster casts vote on Election Day

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and First Lady Peggy McMaster cast their ballots earlier today. The two voted at the american legion on Pickens street. The governor spoke about voter turnout this year, after record- breaking early voting numbers. Categories: Local News, Politics, State Tags: Gov. Henry McMaster, SCElection

SC Governor McMaster reacts to Ginsburg death

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is reacting to the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Mcmaster tweeted Saturday morning that Ginsburg was a guiding inspiration for many Americans. McMaster reacts to Ginsburg death in tweet: ‘Justice Ginsburg is a guiding inspiration for many Americans. There is no doubt that her determination and tenacity will continue to inspire future…

Gov. McMaster signs COVID-19 Absentee Voting Bill

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Wednesday afternoon, Governor Henry McMaster signed the COVID-19 Absentee Voting Bill which allows all South Carolinians to vote by absentee ballot for the upcoming election.  This comes a day after the South Carolina House of Representatives voted to pass the bill.  After debate both sides of the General Assembly passed the COVID-19 Absentee voting bill.  It allows…