The Republican Record: On the economy

A failure to plan for the future, leaves SC stuck in the past South Carolina has been governed by Republicans for decades – in some parts of the state  for generations. In that time, the state has never crawled out of the basement on any major metric of governmental success. From education

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South Carolina loses out to Southeast competitors

Part of The Republic Record series US News and World Report ranks South Carolina 45th in the country in economic measurements. Here’s a look at some of those, comparing our state to neighboring states – the same one we compete with for incoming business, new business start ups,

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The Republican Record: On gun violence

Who Cares About Gun Violence in South Carolina? South Carolina has been governed by Republicans for decades – in some parts of the state – for generations. In that time, the state has never crawled out of the basement on any major metric of governmental success. From education to

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The Republican Record on Guns: A survivor’s story

Melody McFadden was 17 when her mother was shot to death by her boyfriend. Years later, her niece was killed by in a mass shooting in Myrtle Beach. Melody, a minister and gun violence prevention advocate, has dedicated her life to fighting to make our world safer. In South Carolina – number 1

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The Republican Record on Guns: By the Numbers

South Carolina has been governed by Republicans for decades – in some parts of the state – for generations. In that time, the state has never crawled out of the basement on any major metric of governmental success. From education to GDP, the state languishes in the basement while other states,

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The Economic Cost of Gun Violence in South Carolina

South Carolina has been governed by Republicans for decades – in some parts of the state – for generations. In that time, the state has never crawled out of the basement on any major metric of governmental success. From education to GDP, the state languishes in the basement while other states,

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August 2020 Monthly Breakfast

Listen to Melissa Watson, executive director of Emerge SC, discuss their successes and the search for the new class of 2021; Kim Nelson, candidate for CD-4, discuss her beliefs and position; and featured speaker Susan McLarty, executive director of the Greenville Homeless Alliance.

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Be part of a fair and safe election: Be a volunteer

Election Director Conway Belangia expects to have 150 polling places open for voting. As with every election there will be some changes, so it’s important to check your polling place. Don’t assume you are voting as the same place as last time. A key factor in how long the lines and

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The case for drop boxes

By RUTH TODDGCDP, 1st Vice Chair There are many pros to having ballot drop boxes and some cons…you decide. The South Carolina Election Commission’s Executive Director, Marci Andino, and other SC election officials, have sent a letter to Gov. Henry McMaster, Senate President Harvey Peeler, and

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Hao Wu, Senate Dist. 6

This is a continuing series offering our candidates the chance to talk directly to you about their reasons for running, policies, and objectives. I’m sure you’ve heard Dwight Loftis approved McMaster’s decision for our schools to open without a solid plan to protect our students’ and teachers’

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