south carolina

The Tara Show
June 09, 2017 - 10:21 am
No wonder the legislature is suddenly obsessed with raising your taxes. After a surprise loss in the Fifth Congressional District GOP primary, where he ran as a fiscal conservative while shepherding the biggest tax hike in SC history through the state house, SC House Speaker Pro Tempore Tommy Pope...
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The Tara Show
June 07, 2017 - 10:30 am
After a surprise loss in the Fifth Congressional District GOP primary, where he ran as a fiscal conservative while shepherding the biggest tax hike in SC history through the state house, SC House Speaker Pro Tempore Tommy Pope suddenly wants to LOWER your taxes. Problem is, if you look closely, it...
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The Tara Show
June 06, 2017 - 3:24 pm
The SC media, and even some Republican politicians, have begun to flip out over the possibility of offshore drilling here after Trump's recent executive order. For now, they're going with hysterical scare tactics about seismic testing hurting the wildlife while withholding the rest of the story...
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The Tara Show
May 24, 2017 - 4:21 pm
You can't make this up. While just about every gu, jobs and economy friendly bill has stalled in the legislature this year, and last year, and the year before, our state legislators are busy regulating mopeds and doing this ... https://www.scpolicycouncil.org/featured/official-palmetto
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Patrick Gentry
May 23, 2017 - 5:20 pm
Indicted former majority leader and influential legislator Rep. Rick Quinn was allowed to remain free on the promise that he will return for future court appearances. Quinn, R-Lexington, was indicted on May 16 as part of an ongoing State Grand Jury public corruption probe into the South Carolina...
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Patrick Gentry
May 22, 2017 - 4:34 pm
Governor Henry McMaster signed the law last week and it took effect upon his signature. The new law changes the age, weight and position of a child required to be secured in a passenger restraint system. Under the law, children younger than 8 years old are required to be properly secured while in a...
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Patrick Gentry
May 16, 2017 - 3:43 pm
Former House Majority Leader Rick Quinn is the latest South Carolina legislator charged as part of an investigation into potential Statehouse corruption. Prosecutor David Pascoe announced Tuesday the state grand jury indicted Quinn on two counts of misconduct in office. The 51-year-old Lexington...
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Patrick Gentry
May 15, 2017 - 5:04 pm
It’s been a long time coming, but the South Carolina Legislature passed a Freedom of Information reform bill last week that gives South Carolinians faster and cheaper access to public documents. The new law reduces the time an agency has to respond to a request from 15 days to 10 days. And it...
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The Tara Show
May 09, 2017 - 10:45 am
Legislators sold the gas tax as being necessary for road repairs, but the legislation doesn't guarantee the money will be used for that. They promised the money would go for roads, but then traded using some of the gas tax money to pay for free college tuition to the Democrats to buy their votes...
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The Tara Show
May 05, 2017 - 4:16 pm
Looks like the Columbia Road Cartel's gas tax compromise committe has opted for the higher 12 cent gas tax rate. Funny how in Columbia, raising your taxes by the highest amount possible is what they consider to be "compromising." Now the question is whether they can make the Senate happy enough to...
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