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Haley, Sheheen push S.C. government overhaul bill

...bill that empowers and gives more responsibility to both the executive and legislative branches, bringing South Carolina's government to the 21st century.The House and Senate have three weeks left to approve a compromise. The bill eluded former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-19/haley-sheheen-push-sc-government-ov
Black scholar's post-Civil War diploma survives

...might achieve equality," West said.The era of integration didn't last long after the war. In 1877, South Carolina's government closed the school and reopened it as an all-white institution in 1880, according to university spokeswoman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-15/black-scholars-post-civil-war
Haley, ex-revenue director dismissed from hacking suit

...didn't safeguard taxpayers' information.Trustwave attorney Jimmy Long said his client isn't part of South Carolina's government and couldn't have engaged in any conspiracy.Bobby Stepp, an attorney for the information technology agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-07/haley-ex-revenue-directo
Jim Davenport, AP reporter in South Carolina, dies

...Florida who worked at The State in Columbia for eight years.And he never tired of covering any aspect of South Carolina's government."I remember one all-night session with the House and the Senate and I was off grumbling in the corner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-31/jim-davenport-ap-reporter-sou
Are South Carolinians listening?

...adopted Sanford's plan to limit spending increases to population growth plus inflation. The problem with South Carolina's government is that it's stuck in the 19th century. In an era of fast cars and jet planes, it's still in a horse-and-buggy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/18/edi_479840.shtml
Editorials
Ethics law is extreme

If Aiken City Councilwoman Jane Vaughters violated South Carolina's government ethics law when she made an appeal before the city's Board of Zoning Appeals, then the ethics law needs some fine-tuning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/08/edi_449660.shtml
Editorials | Aiken City Council
Dad hopes son serves in House

...serves as the chairman of one of the House's education committees. The younger Mr. Smith wants to reform South Carolina's government bureaucracy to make it more fiscally frugal. Garry Smith's mother, Peggy, said that her son is prepared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/14/met_475812.shtml
Metro
A call to restructure

...efficient. If Sanford and his legislative colleagues can carry out the task force's restructuring blueprint, South Carolina's government could soon be providing better services at less cost.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/23/edi_366183.shtml
Editorials
Department may delay high-level waste to SRS

...the waste to SRS to save money, because SRS already has storage facilities for such waste, he said. But South Carolina's government might not approve the transfer, he said. Energy Department officials also are squabbling with New York's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/28/met_243087.shtml
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SC ordered to stop making religious license plates

...groups to create license plates for any cause. Americans United objected to the plates, arguing in that South Carolina's government is endorsing Christianity by allowing the plates. "What we have here is the Legislature taking it upon itself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/12/met_503593.shtml
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