A conversation with Dr. Dawn Bingham

Dr. Dawn Bingham is an OB-GYN, an advocate for women’s healthcare, a community activist and a candidate for State Senate District 12. We sat down with her to talk about healthcare in South Carolina, particularly with the death knell for the Affordable Care Act looming in the Supreme

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How Republicans Have Failed Our Children

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

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A conversation with Amanda McDougald Scott

A researcher, doctoral candidate, advocate for children and families, Amanda McDougald Scott is also a candidate for County Council District 24. Part of The Republican Record series. Amanda talks about the complex and interconnected issues revolving around child care, education, health care,

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The Republican Record on Income

By Elise Filpot South Carolina’s median household income of $52,309 put it at 42nd in the nation and more than 10K below the national median. In light of the GOP’s historic control of the legislature, that ranking is essentially the Republican record on income in our state.  Is the GOP the

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A conversation with Je’Varus Howard

As part of our project on The Republican Record, we talked with State House District 19 candidate Je’Varus Howard about income and the impact it has on the quality of life, business, and the strength of communities in South Carolina. 16.7 percent of South Carolinians live below the

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By the numbers: A look at SC income

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 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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