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Warren cites business experience, leadership in bid for Governor

Greenville entrepreneur John Warren, who recently declared his candidacy for Governor, told about 100 people at the East Cooper Republican Club Monday that his business experience and leadership skills are

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Convention of States bill goes to SC House committee Tuesday

A bill calling for a Convention of the States (COS) to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution (H-3233) will be heard by the SC House Constitution Law subcommittee Tuesday, February 20 at 11 am in the Solomon Blatt House office

Trump tax cuts lead to $49 Billion January budget surplus

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which reduced taxes on individual and corporations, led to record-high federal tax revenue in January and a $49 Billion budget surplus for the month. Lowcountry Source has documented that reduction in federal taxes

AG candidate Herlong vows to stamp out corruption

Greenville attorney William Herlong told the Charleston County Republican Party Executive Committee Monday that he is running for state Attorney General as the result of the statewide public corruption investigation taking place.  Herlong will face two-term incumbent Alan Wilson, State

Trump infrastructure plan would make drainage grants available

The Whitehouse released President Donald Trump’s 10-year, $1.5 Trillion infrastructure plan Monday. The plan, which calls for $200 Billion in federal funding, would give state and local governments the flexibility to determine their infrastructure priorities, including flood control. The plan

Arrington skeptical about SCANA/Dominion merger deal

State Representative Katie Arrington (R-Summerville) told the gathering at the Lowcountry Conservative Breakfast Club at Kelly’s Barbecue Saturday that she opposes the proposed merger of SCANA with Virginia-based Dominion Energy if the utility giant wants to pass on costs from

City Council to meet in West Ashley Tuesday

Charleston City Council will hold its meeting in West Ashley Tuesday at 5 pm at The Schoolhouse, a former elementary school converted into commercial office space.  At the top of the agenda is a public hearing on the West Ashley

West Ashley flooding victims want relief, drainage solutions

A gathering of about 80 Charleston residents, mostly from flood-prone West Ashley neighborhoods, attended a presentation at Bees Landing Recreation Center Thursday.  State government representatives explained the details of federal flooding mitigation programs they administer, but those in attendance wanted

Presentation on flooding relief grants set for Bees Landing Thursday

City of Charleston and state officials will make a presentation on West Ashley flooding and grants available from FEMA Thursday from 3 pm to 4:30 pm at Bees Landing Recreation Center, 1580 Ashley Gardens Boulevard (inside Grande Oaks subdivision). Read

Trump Administration encourages states to restructure Medicaid

The Trump Administration sent a letter to state Governors and Medicaid program directors in March 2017 asking them to propose individual program changes which better meet the needs of their populations.  Medicaid is the federal medical insurance program for the

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