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 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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A conversation with Dorothy Dowe

Dorothy Dowe is an at-large member of the Greenville City Council, elected in November 2019. She sat down with Judi Buckley, DWGC member, former Senator in the Virgin Islands,  and 2018 State House candidate, for this interview. JB: Tell us, what has it been like being a council member during a

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We say “Thank you” to Jil Littlejohn for her service

The GCDP will host a “thank you” reception for City Councilwoman Jil Littlejohn on Tuesday, October 1 from 6:15-8:15 pm at the David Hellams Community Center, 111 Spartanburg Street, Greenville, 29607. The youngest member on the council and one of two members of color, Jil has represented

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7-Minute Guide to the Mueller Report

Fewer than 10 percent of us have read the Mueller Report (make that probably closer to 4%). But that’s OK because members of the GCDP Comms team have. This video guide walks through the most important things to know about Mueller’s findings including the three most egregious

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