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8:44 am on Tuesday October 1, 2013

Sanford says why he voted to support lead up to government shutdown

The former governor, now Rep. Mark Sanford voted three times within the last week to delay Obamacare.
4:56 am on Tuesday October 1, 2013

The federal shutdown's impact on Charleston

From federal parks, to courts, to Department of Defense employees, to schools, airports, and more, not all federally funded institutions in the Charleston area will be effected the same by the shutdown — just don't try to catch a boat tour to Fort...
4:44 am on Tuesday October 1, 2013

Assesing the government shutdown impact in Beaufort County

As of midnight, the federal government is technically out of cash, but not all federally funded services will be impacted equally.
11:28 am on Wednesday June 5, 2013

S.C. Lawmakers may pass law in attempt to block federal healthcare reform

It's the final days of this year's legislative session in Columbia, and a group of Senators is working to pass an attempt at blocking President Barack Obama’s health care plan.
4:21 am on Monday April 29, 2013

S.C. in running to be new home for drone aircraft test site

Many South Carolina politicians are pushing to limit and regulate the use of unmanned drone aircraft by local, state, and federal officials, but an unidentified group has requested that the Federal Aviation Administration set up a new testing...
3:51 am on Thursday February 21, 2013

Hundres of Beaufort civil defense workers could face furloughs

Some 600 Beaufort-based Defense Department employees could see one-day-per-week furloughs if Congress does not act by the March 1 budget deadline. 
3:50 am on Thursday February 21, 2013

Thousands of Charleston civil defense workers could face furloughs

Some 5,200 Charleston-based Defense Department employees could see one-day-per-week furloughs if Congress does not act by the March 1 budget deadline. 
11:53 pm on Wednesday February 20, 2013

Thousands of Charleston civil defense workers could face furloughs

Image by Secretary of Defense Flickr account Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is warning of the potential furloughs to some 800,000 civilian workers. Some 5,200 Charleston-based Defense Department employees could see one-day-per-week furloughs...
6:01 am on Friday December 28, 2012

State Senator drafts legislation to exempt S.C. guns from federal rules

The "South Carolina Firearms Freedom Act" would try to exempt any gun or related item that is made in and sold in South Carolina from federal regulation. It has been prefied by Spartanburg Senator Bright.
4:41 am on Saturday November 17, 2012

Haley will pass S.C. health exchange management to federal government

Flickr user CarbonNYC Earlier this year, S.C. Governor Nikki Haley made her thoughts plain on her resistance to implementing parts of "Obamacare". Following the 2012 presidential election, Haley has spent more time looking at the situation and is...

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