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Why should some non-profit groups get taxpayer dollars, but not others? Answer: Because some non-profit groups have the savvy to put legislators on their boards.
State law forbids elected officials from using their public offices for personal gain. If one lawmaker's actions don't fall afoul of that law, they sure come close.
Lawmakers waited til the last minute to push through ethics reform, then tried to do so by de-criminalizing ethics violations. Now they're offering a 38-page amendment. But what's in it?
A major ethics reform bill, kept secret until late last week, would de-criminalize the very ethics violations for which the House Speaker is under investigation.
SC is the only state in the nation that doesn't require its elected officials to disclose any income. The politicians, for their part, take full advantage of the law's laxity.
The reasoning behind my endorsement of first congressional district candidate Ray Nash.
The question on the South Carolina election ballot is not as simple as it appears.
A weekly legislative update from the S.C. Municipal Association.
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