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S.C. universities paying lobbyists as student tuition, school debt loads rise

October 17, 2018

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By RICK BRUNDRETT Since 2015, state colleges and universities have paid a total of more than $1.5 million to lobbyists – mainly to influence S.C. lawmakers – while overall student tuition and school debt loads have steadily increased, a review by The Nerve found. Lobbying reports filed with the State Ethics Commission show that from […]

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Tuition, fees used to pay off skyrocketing university IOUs

August 2, 2018

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By RICK BRUNDRETT If you’re a parent of a student attending a South Carolina public college or university, you probably haven’t been told how a good chunk of rising tuition and fees is being spent. Under state law, tuition and other student fees can be used by schools to pay off certain bonds that typically […]

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