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Opinion: How to Bring Civility Back to Politics

DC Journal, July 16, 2024 The Daily Courier (Connellsville, PA), July 16, 2024 The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC), July 17. 2024 Opinion: How to Bring Civility Back to Politics By Frank Knapp Jr. Immediately after the assassination attempt on former president Donald Trump, we have heard Republicans and Democrats calling for a change in campaign rhetoric. […]

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How rate-hike proposal could impact power bills for SC Dominion customers

WIS-TV July 15, 2024 Watch Video How rate-hike proposal could impact power bills for SC Dominion customers By Mary Green COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – Hundreds of thousands of South Carolinians could soon be paying more to keep the lights on and keep their homes cool. Dominion Energy is asking state officials to approve its first base

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Rate hike proposed for small business reduced by over 60%

Press Release July 12, 2024 Settlement reached in Dominion Energy rate case Rate hike proposed for small business reduced by over 60% Columbia, SC—A settlement has been reached between Dominion Energy South Carolina (DESC), the S.C. Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) and other intervening parties to the request for a rate increase filed earlier this

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Gov. McMaster vetoes potential healthcare study committee intended to consider Medicaid expansion

SC Public Radio July 3, 2024 Gov. McMaster vetoes potential healthcare study committee intended to consider Medicaid expansion By Scott Morgan Gov. Henry McMaster Wednesday vetoed a line item proviso that would have led to the creation of a legislative committee tasked with studying South Carolina’s healthcare market over half a year. In the most practical

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Duke Energy rates in Upstate to rise starting next month

Post and Courier July 11, 2024 Duke Energy rates in Upstate to rise starting next month By Conor Hughes GREENVILLE — Duke Energy customers in the Upstate will pay more for electricity starting next month after the state approved the utility’s request for a rate bump. Starting Aug. 1, the average residential customer in the Upstate using

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Dominion Energy’s proposed rate hikes spark concerns about small business owners

WCBD-TV July 9, 2024 Dominion Energy’s proposed rate hikes spark concerns about small business owners by: Erin Morgan CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — Dominion Energy is requesting new rate hikes for customers, and the company’s case is set to be heard by the South Carolina Public Service Commission next week. Dominion’s proposal would raise the average

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Small business supports Biden’s immigration reform to address labor shortage

Press Statement June 18, 2024 Contact:  Frank Knapp, 803-600-6874, fknapp@scsbc.org Small business supports Biden’s immigration reform to address labor shortage Today, President Biden announced that he will be taking action to allow undocumented spouses of Americans to apply for legal residency and a green card as well as receive a temporary work permit.  The program

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What voters need to know about participating in SC’s primary runoffs

SC Daily Gazette June 13, 2024 By Abraham Kenmore COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s primary elections are not over yet, with 13 Statehouse and congressional run-offs scheduled for June 25. The runoffs will decide who wins contests in the 3rd Congressional District, seven seats in the state Senate or four in the state House. If you’re a

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