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Today's Palmetto Politics Headlines


Georgia is likely to continue its nuclear project while S.C. decides if its reactors are done for good

The reactors rising in Georgia and South Carolina were supposed to be identical projects, a pair of power plants writing the first chapter … Read more


'Thank you, Tim': President Donald Trump personally thanks Tim Scott for work on tax reform

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott stood on the White House lawn Wednesday afternoon reveling in being a part of history. Read more


Most Lowcountry employers won't feel the impact of eliminating commuter benefits in tax reform bill

The final version of the Republican tax reform bill eliminates business deductions for companies that subsidize their employees' parking, m… Read more


Charleston GOP Chairman Larry Kobrovsky won't challenge Mark Sanford for Congress

Charleston County Republican Party Chairman Larry Kobrovsky has abandoned his plans to run for Congress, saying GOP U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford … Read more


South Carolina utility regulators refuse to throw out case against SCE&G

COLUMBIA — South Carolina's utility regulators on Wednesday refused to throw out two cases against SCANA Corp., as the utility owner and st… Read more

Georgia Power is continuing to build two new reactors at its Vogtle Nuclear Station south of Augusta, despite billions of dollars in cost overruns and mounting delays. Tony Bartelme/Staff

Regulators in Georgia will decide today whether they should do what South Carolina did months ago: Kill a massive nuclear project that's years behind schedule and far over budget. By most indications, they won't.

Why? Perhaps because of the political fallout in Columbia, Georgia commissioner Tim Echols told Bloomberg:

"Based on what we've seen coming out of South Carolina's capital, I would be surprised if our commission canceled this project."

(Kudos to business reporter Thad Moore for this contribution)

Read more: Georgia is likely to continue its nuclear project while S.C. decides if its reactors are done for good

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