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Stories by John Steinberger

McMaster’s running mate addresses Charleston GOP

Governor Henry McMaster’s designated Lieutenant Governor running mate Pamela Evette addressed the Charleston County Republican Party Executive Committee Monday night. A 2012 state constitutional amendment called for the Governor and

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January an eventful month for West Ashley’s future

There are a number of events coming up in January which will have a big impact on West Ashley’s future. On Tuesday, January 9 at 5 pm, new West Ashley

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Drugs, illegal immigration cost a lot more than border wall

Building a border wall between the United States and Mexico has been a priority for President Donald Trump even before he announced his candidacy in June 2015.  Opponents in both

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Gilliard bill would put school districts in charge of transportation

With the goal of modernizing South Carolina’s aging school bus fleet and improving accountability for maintenance, State Representative Wendell Gilliard (D-Charleston) introduced the SC School Bus Privatization Act (H-4389). More

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Trump policies spark manufacturing renaissance in 2017

The December manufacturing survey released by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) revealed that 2017 was the strongest year for American manufacturing since 2004. The survey showed growth in 16

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SCANA merger could result in $1000 refund checks

Virginia-based Dominion Energy has a agreed to a merger with utility conglomerate SCANA today. Under the terms of the agreement, Dominion would assume all of SCANA’s debt, SCANA shareholders would

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Griffin proposes Church Creek basin maintenance shelf

Incoming Charleston City Councilman Harry Griffin told the First Monday Republican Club about his plans to build a maintenance shelf (access path) in a hard-to-access section of the Church Creek

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Trump goes down inaugural address checklist in 2017

President Donald Trump aggressively plowed through his inaugural address checklist in 2017, accomplishing just about everything that doesn’t require Congressional approval. Here are some of his accomplishments and works in

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Stop blaming flooding on sea level rise!

Charleston-area elected officials are quick to cite sea level rise as the cause of the flooding damage which has plagued West Ashley since 2015. The Charleston City Council (using transportation

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Sanford bill would require 100% of highway funds to go to roads and bridges

Representative Mark Sanford (R-Mt. Pleasant) is the sponsor of the Highway Restoration Act of 2017 (HR-2391). The bill would require all Highway Trust Fund money to go to road and

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