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SC Democrats vow to renew push for Medicaid expansion

...dozen have seen enrollments surge way beyond projections, and federal aid will begin to scale back in two years.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, said South Carolina can't continue to turn its nose to the potential tens of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-25/sc-democrats-vow-renew-push-m
South Carolina legislator: Take down Confederate flag, 'a symbol of pride in one's hatred'

...Todd Ruth erford, a Columbia Democrat, said he would pre-file a bill in December to remove the flag. The House minority leader said he hopes that in light of a photograph of the Charleston church attack suspect posing with his car that has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-21/south-carolina-legislator-take-down
Charleston suspect attended church service

...not explained," Riley said. "We are going to put our arms around that church and that church family." State House Minority leader Todd Rutherford told The Associated Press that the church's pastor, state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, was among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-18/charleston-suspect-attended-
South Carolina House approves bill removing Confederate flag

...U.S. House voted to ban the display of Confederate flags at historic federal cemeteries in the Deep South.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford said Democrats were united behind the Senate bill, which would send the flag to the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-09/south-carolina-house-approves-bill-
SC Senate votes to take down Confederate flag

...vote, including Speaker Jay Lucas.Some Republicans want to keep the flagpole and put a different flag on it. House Minority Leader Todd Ru ther ford vowed that no Demo crat would vote for a bill that leaves the flagpole up.The bill is expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-06/sc-senate-votes-take-dow
SC Senate rejects last-ditch effort to force roads debate

...massively cut state income taxes and give the governor's office full control of the Department of Transportation.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford said that's why the Legislature hasn't been able to pass a road-funding bill."She set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-17/sc-senate-rejects-last-d
9 fatally shot at historic black church in downtown Charleston

...are six female and three male victims. Officials say names won't be released until families are notified. But House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford has said state Sen. Clementa Pinckney was among those killed.The city's statement on the assistance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-18/9-fatally-shot-histori
Shooting suspect captured

...African Methodist Episcopal Church's pastor, state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, was among those killed, State House Minority leader Todd Rutherford told The Associated Press.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-18/lexington-man-21-suspect
Governor Deal's plan for failing schools moves to statewide vote in 2016

...way, I think that we need to think logically about this situation in giving the governor the ultimate power."House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams said she respects Deal's approach but believes the constitutional amendment is too broad. Details...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/governor-deals-plan-failing-sch
SC House kills bond plan, approves budget

...get on a Facebook page."Haley has criticized the borrowing package as running up the state's credit card.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford said that analogy is wrong. Financing bonds is akin to a mortgage, and floating debt is part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-12/sc-house-kills-bond-plan