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Charleston shooting suspect appears on 9 murder counts

...day comes with him."Pinckney, 41, was a married father of two and a Democrat who spent 19 years in the South Carolina legislature. The other victims were Cynthia Hurd, 54; Tywanza Sanders, 26; Myra Thompson, 59; Ethel Lance, 70...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-19/charleston-shooting-suspect-
SC lawmakers send Haley budget with $216 million for road repairs

...for road repair and provides $70 million toward infrastructure promised to Volvo was approved Tuesday by the South Carolina Legislature.The budget package, which allocates more than $7 billion in state tax revenues, sets aside $50 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-24/sc-lawmakers-send-haley-budge
'No room for hate' as families of Charleston church shooting victims confront suspect

...day comes with him."Pinckney, 41, was a married father of two and a Democrat who spent 19 years in the South Carolina legislature. The other victims were Cynthia Hurd, 54; Tywanza Sanders, 26; Myra Thompson, 59; Ethel Lance, 70...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-20/no-room-hate-families-charleston-ch
Pastor killed in Charleston church shooting also a veteran state legislator, lauded for gentleness, leadership

...Juanita White. One year after he graduated, Pinckney became, at 23, the youngest black then elected to the South Carolina Legislature, replacing the retiring White. In 2000, he was elected to the state Senate.Pinckney endeared himself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-18/pastor-killed-charleston-church-sho
Hillary Clinton says so-called women's issues are at the heart of reigniting middle class

...ask these questions on a general debate stage."Clinton met afterward with the Democratic caucuses of the South Carolina Legislature, where Republicans control both chambers. She then made a surprise stop in a bakery, where she sat briefly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-05-27/hillary-clinto
SC senator filibusters abortion bill over exceptions

COLUMBIA- One of the South Carolina Legislature's staunchest abortion foes is, ironically, blocking passage of a bill he and other abortion opponents have sought and is ripping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-14/sc-senator-filibusters-a
Eminent-domain laws unfair to landowners

...and by the time the next legislative session comes back around, it will be too late.My hope is that our South Carolina legislature, in its last days of the session, will champion the challenge of putting restrictions on private use of eminent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-14/eminent-domain-l
S.C. ethics reform flawed

...ethics reform" bills being discussed in the South Carolina legislature and endorsed by the governor is astounding...bills masquerading as "ethics reform."Our South Carolina legislature deserves no trust or benefit of the doubt as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-06/sc-ethics-reform-flawed
Bill to alter Greenwood's segregated war memorial goes nowhere

COLUMBIA - With the South Carolina Legislature apparently refusing to let Green wood change its war memorial, which segregates the list of dead soldiers in two world wars by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-04/bill-alter-greenwoods-segrega
South Carolina Legislature not expected to find education fix this year

COLUMBIA - Legislators are unlikely to respond this year to the state Supreme Court's order to fix the education system that the justices say fails South Carolina's poor, rural children.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/south-carolina-legislatu