South Carolina Senate

Crocodile tears of insurance industry

The crocodile tears were flowing at yesterday’s South Carolina Senate Banking and Insurance Subcommittee that was hearing two bills supported by the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC).  One bill, S.31, would simply require all proposed workers’ compensation loss cost rate adjustments (increases and decreases) to be subject…

Senate throws small businesses under the bus….again

Tuesday evening the South Carolina Senate, after considerable debate, voted to amend an immigration reform bill to require all businesses, small and big, to only use E-Verify when hiring an employee. This would mean that no longer can a business simply use a driver’s license or other state approved document…

Amazon not giving up

The Amazon.com lobbyists must be busy working the phones to our state legislators and emailing them copies of the story in Saturday’s State. “Amazon vote drives off two firms”, screams the headline. The story goes on to quote Lexington County leaders who have been at the fore front in pushing…