Gov. Henry McMaster

Patrick Gentry
February 15, 2019 - 12:00 pm
A proposal allowing county treasurers in South Carolina to give federal workers three extra months to pay their property taxes after the government shutdown is on its way to the governor. The House unanimously approved on Thursday a compromise already passed by the Senate. The bill leaves it up to...
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Patrick Gentry
January 22, 2019 - 3:27 pm
When South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster gives his annual State of the State address to lawmakers, he'll be laying out a vision for the coming year in a state where his office notably holds little unilateral power. Thus, his ability to persuade South Carolina legislators will determine if his...
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Patrick Gentry
December 28, 2018 - 4:05 pm
Governor Henry McMaster today announced two appointments to the University of South Carolina (USC) Board of Trustees and one to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. The governor has chosen Richard A. (Dick) Jones, Jr. of Greenville to fill the gubernatorially appointed at-large seat...
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Patrick Gentry
December 20, 2018 - 1:04 pm
Gov. Henry McMaster wants to leave no doubt that his new commission to study flooding in South Carolina is determined to find solutions for generations. The South Carolina Floodwater Commission met for the first time Thursday after the state has suffered three major floods in four years...
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Patrick Gentry
December 14, 2018 - 10:23 am
Gov. Henry McMaster has chosen four new appointees for the board that maintains South Carolina's elections system. The Republican announced Thursday he had picked former Kershaw County Councilman John Wells and retired Mount Pleasant businessman Cliff Edler for two of the positions. A third...
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Patrick Gentry
November 27, 2018 - 1:20 pm
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is announcing plans to ring in his first full term. McMaster will be sworn in during a January 9 ceremony on the Statehouse steps in Columbia. That follows a prayer service at First Presbyterian Church, where McMaster regularly attends. The move to McMaster's home...
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November 26, 2018 - 7:24 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced Cheryl Stanton’s resignation as Executive Director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW), effective December 7, 2018. “Director Stanton’s service to South Carolina and the people who live and work here have made...
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Patrick Gentry
November 14, 2018 - 12:37 pm
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Patrick Gentry
November 09, 2018 - 4:03 pm
South Carolina's highest court is suggesting Gov. Henry McMaster and state lawmakers work together on the fallout from a state-owned utility's part in a failed nuclear project. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported the justices heard arguments Thursday in a dispute between McMaster and...
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Patrick Gentry
November 06, 2018 - 9:44 pm
Loyal Trump supporter South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster secured his first full term in office Tuesday, achieving the office he's held for two years but long sought to win on his own merit. This is the first election in which South Carolina has elected its governor and lieutenant governor on a...
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