A day after Governor Henry McMaster announced plans to end federal pandemic unemployment benefits for South Carolinians, both of the state’s Republican senators praised the move as a way to address worker shortages.
Pfizer is working to have the word “emergency” no longer attached to their COVID-19 vaccine.The drugmaker announced Friday they have begun applying to the FDA for full approval of their COVID-19 vaccine for people 16 years and older.
With viral cases declining and states and localities easing restrictions, businesses have added jobs for four straight months, the Labor Department said Friday. Still, the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1% from 6% in March.
The votercade, which will feature vehicles decorated with signs and occupants holding bullhorns, is one of dozens of events taking part across the country on the “National John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Day.”
This follows after Charleston County Council did not vote to extend the face covering ordinance on Thursday for unincorporated Charleston County noting that private businesses could choose whether or not to require them, county officials said.