Tag: South Carolina state government

Firing squad bill headed to South Carolina governor’s desk

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Legislation adding a firing squad to South Carolina's execution methods amid a lack of lethal-injection drugs is headed to the desk...

Eying 2024, Pence says he’ll push back on ‘liberal agenda’

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Former Vice President Mike Pence, positioning himself for a possible return to elected office, told an audience in early-voting South Carolina...

In 1st post-office speech, Pence lays down marker for 2024

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — In his first public address since the end of the Trump administration, former Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday put down...

S Carolina lawmakers again reject transgender athletes ban

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A committee in the South Carolina House on Tuesday rejected for a second time a proposal that would have prevented transgender...

S Carolina Republicans give expanding voting a brief hearing

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A bill in South Carolina that would greatly expand voting through no-excuse absentee ballots and eliminating witnesses for votes cast by...

Haley says she’ll back Trump, stand down if he runs in 2024

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ORANGEBURG, S.C. — Former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, often mentioned as a possible 2024 GOP presidential contender, said Monday that...

Seeking to lead GOP, Lin Wood slams SC’s top Republicans

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Lin Wood, the pro-Trump attorney seeking a GOP leadership role in South Carolina, took on two of the state's most notable Republicans on Tuesday...

South Carolina House gives key approval to hate crimes bill

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina moved one step closer Wednesday to becoming the 48th state in the nation to pass a hate crime law. ...

Former SC governor, congressman Sanford joins lobbying firm

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor, congressman and one-time presidential candidate, is going to work for a lobbying firm. ...

South Carolina judge: Abortions to continue during lawsuit

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A lawsuit challenging South Carolina's new ban on most abortions is ‚Äúlikely to succeed," a judge wrote Friday, ruling that abortions...