January 2019 Features
January 16, 2019
Governor Henry McMaster today announced the FY 2019-20 Executive Budget - a fiscally responsible budget that invests heavily in K-12 education, returns $200 million of surplus funds back to the taxpayers who earned it, and proposes a path toward freezing tuition at South Carolina’s institutions of higher learning.
January 14, 2019
Human trafficking is the second largest crime worldwide, behind drug trafficking and tied with arms dealing. It’s often referred to as modern day slavery and it poses massive human rights, public safety, and public health concerns across the nation, including in South Carolina.
January 11, 2019
Airbnb, the world’s leading community driven hospitality company, announced that its South Carolina host community earned a combined $111 million in supplemental income while welcoming approximately 695,000 guest arrivals to the state in 2018.
January 10, 2019
AT&T customers and FirstNet subscribers got a big boost in wireless connectivity last year. They increased the LTE coverage area for the AT&T network and FirstNet public safety communications platform by more than 50,000 square miles nationwide, covering an additional 1 million individuals.
January 07, 2019
For-profit education company Career Education Corp. (CEC) has agreed to reform its recruiting and enrollment practices and forgo collecting about $493.7million in debts owed by 179,529 students nationally, in a settlement with South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson and 48 other attorneys general.