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State's public health agency citing 3 abortion clinics, 2 companies for disposal violations

...Republican legislators have criticized DHEC as being too lax with the abortion clinics.A report released by the Legislative Audit Council in May found the agency hadn't consistently inspected the clinics as required by law and had imposed no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-12/states-public-health-agency-citing-
Closure of SC clinic run by Planned Parenthood under review

...Planned Parenthood operates only the one in Columbia.Republican legislators in South Carolina have asked the Legislative Audit Council to conduct its own review of Planned Parenthood. The agency's governing board will consider the requests Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-28/closure-sc-clinic-run-planned-paren
Attorney general becomes latest Republican to pursue investigation into abortion clinics

...safe, legal abortion in South Carolina."Three weeks ago, 26 House Republicans requested a review by the Legislative Audit Council. Ten senators signed an identical request Monday. The council's governing board will vote on the letters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-20/attorney-general-becomes-latest-rep
SC Republicans seek Planned Parenthood audit

...Twenty-six Republicans have signed a letter asking the Legislative Audit Council to review any taxpayer money provided to Planned...perform abortions. The governing board of the Legislative Audit Council will vote on the request at its next meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-31/sc-republicans-seek-planned-p
DSS wants child endangerment suit dismissed

...standards, with some caseworkers having 60 or 70 children at a time.The lawsuit echoed findings in an October Legislative Audit Council report, which said DSS relied heavily on unreliable data, failed to request extra money and ignored growing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-20/dss-wants-child-endang
Lawsuit: South Carolina's child welfare agency is endangering children, failing in basic needs

...enforcement, mental health and addiction professionals and families."The report echoed findings in an October Legislative Audit Council report, which said DSS relies heavily on unreliable data but has failed to ask for extra money and ignores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-12/lawsuit-south-carolinas-child
SC governor candidate's call for DSS session called unrealistic

...January.Beyond the Senate hearings, which led to Koller's resignation after months of Haley backing her, the Legislative Audit Council is expected to complete an audit of DSS within the next month.Crime victims' advocate Laura Hudson said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-09-15/sc-governor-candidates-call-dss-ses
Audit suggests creating South Carolina adult abuse registry

...neglect by requiring a central registry and allowing electronic monitoring of facilities' common areas.The Legislative Audit Council report released Monday says employers need a database to search for any past abuse, neglect or exploitation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-30/audit-suggests-creating-sc-adult-ab
South Carolina social services director resigns

...County. They also question why Koller did not request additional personnel until after the hearings began.The Legislative Audit Council has been auditing the agency. Its report is expected this summer.Haley nominated Koller to lead the Cabinet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-02/sc-social-services-director-q
South Carolina DSS director outlines $6.4 million plan to hire, keep caseworkers

...relies heavily on unreliable data, but has failed to ask for extra money and ignores growing problems. The Legislative Audit Council's report also found that caseloads in the child welfare agency are excessive and that the agency also doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-03/south-carolina-dss-director-o