Systemic racism has become a major topic of conversation for health care leaders across the country. The American Medical Association is meeting in Chicago this week and a new racial equity plan is on the agenda.
Gov. Henry McMaster’s decision to end the COVID-19 state of emergency in South Carolina also ended the emergency provision allowing grocery and other stores to deliver beer and wine to people picking up their purchases in a parking lot or a drive thru window.
Three amendments to the House’s version of the South Carolina budget could strip state funding from public schools if they enforce mask mandates or require COVID-19 testing or COVID vaccines after July 1.
The Senate Corrections and Penology Subcommittee held a hearing and invited public commentary in the aftermath of several high-profile incidents which have brought increased scrutiny to the department.
The Charleston Branch of the NAACP condemned the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday morning for taking five months to fire two detention deputies present when an inmate died in custody back in January.
A bill that would require South Carolina middle and high schools and colleges to print the number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline on student identification cards is on its way to the governor’s desk.
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.”
Voting rights activists are pushing for legislation that would greatly expand access to the polls. House Bill 3822 is currently sitting in the House Judiciary Committee. It has been dubbed the “SC Voter Access” bill.