State House

Watch: City’s SWELP program, Child Advocay Day

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Tuesday is Children’s Advocacy day at the State House. The goal, to work to provide services to children across the state who are victims of abuse. Attorney General Alan Wilson is attending the event. City of Columbia kicking off the “SWELP” program which is a youth leadership initiative. Crysty Vaughan has details. Categories: Local News Tags: Crysty…

SC State House plans furlough

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The House of Representatives is taking an additional week off this week. House leaders say the furlough saves South Carolina taxpayers about $77,000. Upon returning in late February, the House is expected to continue to address a number of  issues that may include education and roads. Categories: Local News, News Tags: ABC Columbia, government, South Carolina,…

Watch: Franklin Graham Stops in Midlands on ‘Decision America Tour’

Franklin Graham made a stop at the South Carolina state house Tuesday to deliver a message of faith to South Carolinians.

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) — Thousands of South Carolina residents rallied at the state house Tuesday afternoon as part of Franklin Graham’s ‘Decision America Tour.’ During the rally, the crowd joined in song and prayer together to hear Graham’s message. “We’re here today because we see that our nation is in trouble, it’s in serious trouble,” said Graham. Graham’s stop in…

Officer Dashcam Video Bill Postponed

  COLUMBIA , SC (AP)– Senate panel postponed action Thursday on a bill intended to make it easier for the public to obtain a law enforcement officer’s dashcam video. The measure sponsored by Judiciary Committee Chairman Larry Martin would require a law enforcement agency to get a judge’s blessing to deny a public records request. If a judge agrees the video…

SC Chamber Unveiling Legislative Agenda for 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s business leaders are gathering to unveil the top issues they’d like to see discussed in the upcoming legislative session. South Carolina Chamber President Ted Pitts and Board Chairman John Uprichard are holding a news conference Wednesday at the Statehouse. Organizers say they and other leaders from the state’s business community will be delivering the…