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7:28 am on Sunday November 30, 2014

A failure in funding S.C.'s criminal system is costing safety

A recent string of Charleston inaction on a suspect highlights how a lack in cash is allowing those accused of violent acts to stay on the street longer.
2:57 am on Monday September 2, 2013

South Carolina closes out fiscal year with $68M surplus, and $282M more in savings

Not only did South Carolina end this fiscal year with a surplus of $68 million, but the state's $6.2 billion budget also tucked $282 million into a rain day fund. Still, both are a far cry from the budget deficits of 2007 to 2009.
4:45 am on Thursday July 11, 2013

Trident, Roper in limbo after hospital oversight program cut

Roper St. Francis Healthcare and Trident Health are in a wait-and-see mode about their prospective new hospitals in Berkeley County after the state shut down its Certificate of Need program earlier this month. The state Supreme Court is determining...
11:27 am on Sunday July 7, 2013

Where a $350M S.C. budget surplus landed

S.C. lawmakers had an extra $350 million to spend, here's where it went.
12:57 am on Thursday June 20, 2013

S.C. Legislature passes $6.7B budget

The South Carolina Legislature passed a $6.7 billion spending plan for state taxes Wednesday that supporters praised as fixing roads and bridges statewide and educating poor pre-school children. The budget compromise squeaked by the House with a 54-...
9:11 am on Monday August 6, 2012

S.C. State Parks have best year yet, still far short of 2013 funding goal

TheDigitel It's a smart budgetary posture, but can the state park system make it? Hunting Island in Beaufort County is the lone state park to be profitable. South Carolina's state parks are beautiful, but nearly all of them are money loosing public...
5:07 am on Monday August 6, 2012

S.C. State Parks have best year yet, still far short of 2013 funding goal

TheDigitel It's a smart budgetary posture, but can the state park system make it? Hunting Island in Beaufort County is the lone state park to be profitable.South Carolina's state parks are beautiful, but nearly all of them are money-losing public...
3:40 am on Monday August 6, 2012

S.C. State Parks have best year yet, still far short of 2013 funding goal

Image by TheDigitel It's a smart budgetary posture, but can the state park system make it? Hunting Island in Beaufort County is the lone state park to be profitable.South Carolina's state parks are beautiful, but nearly all of them are money loosing...
10:29 am on Friday July 13, 2012

In health vetoes: Gov. Haley draws ire for principal over reality

State of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has already drawn flak for her vetoes of the next South Carolina budget, but an article at The State focuses on outrage that Haley vetoed health care funds, including funds to help rape victims. Defending her...
8:33 am on Friday July 13, 2012

In health vetoes: Gov. Haley draws ire for principal over reality

Image by State of South CarolinaUpdate: Funding has been reestablished. Gov. Nikki Haley has already drawn flak for her vetoes of the next South Carolina budget, but an article at The State focuses on outrage that Haley vetoed health care funds,...

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