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$5M in bonuses doled out to Santee Cooper employees

January 5, 2022

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Santee Cooper

By RICK BRUNDRETT More than 1,300 Santee Cooper workers last year received “incentive” bonuses totaling $5 million, with outgoing president and CEO Mark Bonsall getting a $242,500 bonus on top of his $1.1 million base salary, records show. All but 58 of the 1,383 employees of the state-owned utility who were making an annual salary […]

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House member proposes big pay hike for lawmakers

December 1, 2021

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By RICK BRUNDRETT S.C. lawmakers would receive an annual $18,000 pay hike under a House proposal, with the bill’s sponsor contending that legislators deserve the raise. “This is not a part-time job,” Rep. Wendell Gilliard, D-Charleston, a former Charleston City Council member who was first elected to the S.C. House in 2008, told The Nerve […]

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