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Politicians Pass Ordinance to Protect Themselves from Lawsuit

Oct. 14, 2014, 6 a.m. by Donna Linsin Judy Adams

On October 7, 2014, Oconee County Councilmen Paul Corbeil, Reg Dexter, and Joel Thrift abused their power – and taxpayers – once again. 

Hatfield: A Modest Proposal on Tax Exemptions

Aug. 19, 2014, 6 a.m. by Tom Hatfield

South Carolina exempts $2.7 billion from sales taxes, but only collects $2.1 billion. That means some people are bearing the sales tax burden, while others – typically those with good lobbyists – pay nothing. Tom Hatfield has a modest proposal. 

Raise Taxes First, Think of Ways to Spend It Second

Aug. 5, 2014, 6 a.m. by Steve Maxwell

Which should come first: the idea for a new tax, or a concrete demonstration of the need for a new tax? In one South Carolina county, says a resident, the cart came way before the horse.

Fate of I-526 Extension Project Remains Unsettled

Dec. 21, 2011, 11:28 a.m. by Warwick Jones

Individuals who turned out for the Dec. 6 Charleston County Council meeting expecting some resolution of the I-526 extension issue went away disappointed.

Still No Resolution in Sight on I-526 Extension

Dec. 20, 2011, 11:21 a.m. by Warwick Jones

Individuals who turned out for the Dec. 6 Charleston County Council meeting expecting some resolution of the I-526 extension issue went away disappointed.