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Stories by John Steinberger

West Ashley residents suffer as drainage gets ignored

Dozens of West Ashley neighborhoods experienced flooding Monday as the back bands of Tropical Storm Irma brought four to five inches of rain. A lot of the damage was brought

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GOP leadership obstructing the Trump agenda

President Donald Trump campaigned on the America First economic agenda. His plan revolved around tax reform, reduction in regulatory policies, renewing our trade policies, and increasing the supply of American

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Trump tax plan focuses on middle class, small business

President Donald Trump traveled to Springfield, Missouri Wednesday to promote his tax relief plan, which has a focus on reducing income tax rates for middle income Americans, small businesses and

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South Carolina schools not preparing youth for the military, industry

The Citadel Zucker Family School of Education hosted a forum Thursday at the Francis Marion Hotel on the emerging teacher shortage in Charleston County and around the country. The forum

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Where were South Carolina’s utility regulators?

South Carolina’s legislative leaders have howled with righteous indignation over the failed nuclear reactor project involving the South Carolina Electric and Gas Company (SCE&G) and the state-owned utility Santee-Cooper. What

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Use Houston floods to pilot Rebuild America’s Infrastructure plan

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Gulf Coast of Texas as well as Houston, America’s fourth largest city, and other inland areas of South Texas. The lingering storm caused massive flooding

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Charleston has no drainage maintenance schedule

The $300,000 Church Creek Drainage Basin Study, launched in August, has revealed that the City of Charleston has no preventive maintenance schedule for the drainage system. Community meetings organized by

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Sanford expresses optimism for tax and regulatory relief

Rep. Mark Sanford hosted a group representing the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) Thursday at his district office in Mt. Pleasant. He told the group, “Small business is the

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New West Ashley parks under development

Three West Ashley parks are slated for development as part of a five-year, $45 Million expansion plan by the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission (CCPRC). The CCPRC is investing

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Public not informed about drainage study community meetings

Weston & Newton, a design, engineering and environmental services firm, was contracted by the City of Charleston to do a study for the Church Creek Drainage Basin, a 5000-acre area

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