“There will be a number of other issues too,” Massey said. “We still have some federal money we have to address. January is already full and we’re already starting to think about February.”
SC State House
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – It is a lot brighter outside of the South Carolina State House. Governor Henry McMaster and the community gathered to sing and celebrate the lighting of the Christmas tree. McMaster flipped the switch at the end of Sunday evening’s 55th Annual Governor’s Carolighting ceremony at the Statehouse. Organizers say the event included singing, a Christmas-story themed…
The 2020 U.S. Census numbers mean less state funding for 35 of South Carolina’s 46 counties.
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — As he led the 24th annual Silent Witness ceremony at the state house, Attorney General Alan Wilson reminded people that domestic violence impacts those from all walks of life and in all parts of the state. The ceremony honored the 39 South Carolinians who lost their lives to domestic violence in the past year. “I don’t…
A special South Carolina House committee considering drawing new districts based on the 2020 U.S. Census is holding its final meeting to gather public comment this week.
The representatives are asking for 1 percent of funding from the federal American Rescue Plan to go towards gun violence prevention.
The South Carolina House will take online testimony this week about redistricting as it appears the General Assembly won’t take up the new maps for U.S. House and state Senate and House districts for several months.
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — More than 12,000 people have lost their lives to COVID-19 in the state of South Carolina. Even so, only 50 percent of the state is fully vaccinated and state law prohibits mask mandates in schools. “Our children are sick. Our families are dying. I take this personally because I’m a mother and a grandmother,” said Dr….
Friday, flags atop the State House and state buildings will fly at half staff to pay tribute to Lieutenant John Stewart of the Lake City Police Department.
Two state lawmakers cross the aisle, call for session to repeal proviso preventing school mask mandates
Republican Senator Katrina Shealy and Democratic Representative Jermaine Johnson released a joint statement Tuesday calling for an emergency session to repeal the special budget mask proviso which prevents mask mandates in schools.