Politics

SC Lede: Primary Runoff Pregame

June 21, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) speaks with Jamie Lovegrove and Meg Kinnard (l) on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, and Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, to break down this week's primary runoff debate between Republican...

Primary Runoffs: What You Need to Know

June 19, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Jenna Schiferl
Row of voting booths.

The South Carolina primary elections are over, and there will be a runoff election for some candidates on June 26. Here’s what you need to know. Not everyone is eligible to vote in the runoff . The runoff is a continuation of the primary vote. If you voted in the primary,...

SC Lede: Primary Hangover

June 13, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Jamie Lovegrove and Meg Kinnard (r) in the SC Public Radio studios

On this week's edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, and Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, to recap the results of the South Carolina Republican and...

SC Lede: Governor Battle Royale, Part 2

June 6, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Seanna Adcox and Andy Shain (r) in the SC Public Radio studios

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with The Post and Courier's Columbia Bureau Chief Andy Shain and Assistant Columbia Bureau Chief Seanna Adcox about the final round of Republican and Democratic gubernatorial primary debates.

SC Lede: Governor Battle Royale, Part 1

May 29, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Meg Kinnard and Jamie Lovegrove (r) in the SC Public Radio studios on Friday, May 25, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, and Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, to discuss the first round of primary debates for Republican and...

Where They Stand: Candidates Vying For State's Top Job Debate Ahead of June Primary

May 25, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Thelisha Eaddy
Republican candidates for Governor on debate stage May 23.

The state’s primary election is June 12. All executive office positions are up for election as well as all seven seats of the US House of Representatives. The eight candidates vying for the state’s top job recently fielded questions on various topics during two, hour-long...

SC Lede: No Cable For Old Bridge

May 22, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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It's been a week since the westbound lanes of the Wando River Bridge in Charleston were closed due to one of the eight cables holding the concrete segments together snapped, slowing traffic throughout the Lowcountry. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin...

SC Lede: So Long And Thanks For All The Bills

May 15, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) speaks with Andy Brown (l) and Jamie Lovegrove in the SC Public Radio studios on Monday, May 14, 2018

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporters Andy Brown and Jamie Lovegrove to look back on the 2018 South Carolina legislative session. While lawmakers managed to pass several high profile bills to the...

SC Lede: Finals Week 2018

May 8, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (c) speaks with Russ McKinney (l) and Jamie Lovegrove in the SC Public Radio studios on Monday, May 7, 2018.

This week is the final week of the 2018 South Carolina legislative session. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove and South Carolina Public Radio Reporter Russ McKinney to break down...

State House Week for May 4, 2018

May 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
State House Week

The SC General Assembly heads towards its' final week of the 2018 session. Key bills have yet to pass, but Democrats in the State Senate managed to kill a sweeping anti-abortion bill.

SC Lede: Six More Days

May 1, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) speaks with Russ McKinney (l) and Andy Shain

There are six working days left in the 2018 South Carolina state legislative session, and the stage has been set to make these final two weeks a bit chaotic, with debates over budget spending, SCE&G rate reductions, and more. On this edition of South Carolina Lede ,...

State House Week for April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
State House Week

The State House and Senate remain at odds over reducing SCE&G's nuclear charge, and the state will soon have a new Child Advocate.

SC Lede: Palmetto Spotlight - Deadly Prison Fights And Nikki Haley's Bite

April 24, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Jamie Lovegrove and Meg Kinnard (r) in the South Carolina Public Radio studios.

Last week saw two South Carolina news stories make local and national headlines. First, a riot at the Lee Correction Institution maximum-security prison in central South Carolina left seven inmates dead and several others injured. The alleged gang fight was over territory...

State House Week for April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
State House Week

The S.C. General Assembly has moved to cut SCE&G's nuclear rate, and prison violence sparks calls for action.

SC Lede: Gubernatorial Arms Race

April 17, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson and Jamie Lovegrove

We're less than two months away from the June 12 South Carolina primary. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove about the latest on the race for the governor's office.

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