So much for Earmark Reform…

Are you kidding me? A colleague sent me this from the The Post and Courier. This really makes me wonder about the vetoes we are taking up tomorrow. Governor Sanford […]

House passes Earmark Reform rule change

Office of the Speaker SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Greg Foster January 23, 2008 (803) 734-3125 House Passes Earmark Reform Rule Rule change, first major […]


Today was the last day for House Members to pre-file legislation before we return in January for the last year of the 117th session of the South Carolina General Assembly. […]

Irmo Veterans Park Funding

I first learned of the $30,000 earmark for Irmo Veterans Park weeks after the House had already passed our appropriations bill for the upcoming state budget. It was not in […]

Political Landscape of 21st century

I think its pretty obvious that I continue to want more transparency in state government (On-The-Record Voting, Campaign Finance Reform, Earmark Reform, etc) but I’m just wondering when more elected […]

Inside Moves: Part One of Three

I’m more of a checkers guy myself, but anyway.. As the 118th regular session of the South Carolina General Assembly approaches, I’m starting to see some story lines develop that […]

A Heartbeat Away in SC

Earlier this year, I wrote about the “under the dome” races currently underway to see who will lead House Committees and the House Republican Caucus next year when the General […]