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Priorities ignored in awarding Covid grants to some SC nonprofits?

January 15, 2021

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By RICK BRUNDRETT In announcing recently that 686 nonprofit organizations in South Carolina would receive a total of $25 million in federal coronavirus-relief grants, state officials said the recipients received a “successful due diligence review” by a legislatively created panel. A state Department of Administration (SCDOA) spokeswoman told The Nerve last week in a written […]

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House members push pet projects through taxpayer-funded earmarks

March 13, 2019

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By RICK BRUNDRETT S.C. Reps. Bruce Bannister and Dwight Loftis want $5 million in state funding to help build a convention center in downtown Greenville that Bannister says would house a large art collection that had been displayed at the private Bob Jones University. Rep. Leon Stavrinakis, who has donated to the nonprofit South Carolina […]

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