While the "First in the South" 2020 presidential primary has garnered much of the attention in recent weeks, South Carolina Democrats have also been using the early days of 2019 — and even the final days of 2018 — to gear up for an aggressive challenge against the state's senior senator next year.
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After losing a state Supreme Court battle, several South Carolina senators want to clarify when and how the governor can appoint people to lead state agencies and boards.
The five justices confirmed Wednesday that McMaster had the authority to position Condon at the head of the state-owned utility, which has come under fire for its role in the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project.
In the near-term, the ruling means South Carolina Senate Republicans won't be able to fund expensive attack ads against a Democratic candidate this month.
For more than a decade, Jim Harrison was secretly paid around $900,000 from one of South Carolina's most influential consulting firms and controlled one the most powerful committees in the South Carolina Statehouse.
Senators sued Gov. Henry McMaster on Tuesday, arguing he illegally appointed former Attorney General Charlie Condon to lead the board that oversees South Carolina's state-owned utility.
South Carolina Electric & Gas customers’ power bills will fall 15 percent on Tuesday after a federal judge allowed a temporary rate cut to take effect, sealing a major victory for the state Legislature.
Lawyers facing off against SCE&G and its parent company, SCANA Corp., believe the judge's decision is the first major domino to fall in the battle for information about the $9 billion nuclear failure.
Undercutting arguments that a legislative-approved electric rate cut will damage the parent of S.C. Electric & Gas, lawyers revealed in federal court on Monday that SCANA Corp. has set aside $110 million to pay its executives if they lose their jobs in a proposed takeover.
COLUMBIA — South Carolina state Sen. Greg Hembree is in the hospital after suffering a brain aneurysm Thursday, according to media reports and…