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Charleston County reveals plan for I-526

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

In Columbia this morning, Charleston County’s financial advisor, attorney and Chairman Elliott Summey presented the county’s plans to fund its portion of the extension of I-526, primarily using revenue from the 2004 and 2016 half-cent sales taxes. They confirmed our fear that this plan is half-formed and could jeopardize not only the half-cent sales tax projects, but also the county’s ability to address future needs. On top of that, Charleston County Council isn’t being honest…

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P&C: Appeals court hears argument on cruise ships in Charleston

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Appeals court hears argument on cruise ships in Charleston By Abigail Darlington adarlington@postandcourier.com Feb 15, 2017 

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P&C: Columnist Brian Hicks weighs in on the plastic ban ban

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Hicks column: Who decides whether you get paper or plastic? By Brian Hicks bhicks@postandcourier.com Feb 4, 2017

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Statehouse Report on plastic bag bill

Friday, February 3, 2017

BRIEFS: From plastic bags to education policy and Fritz Hollings Statehouse Report· 02/03/2017 9:27 am· Plastic bag bill is more about limiting home rule, greenies say Staff reports  |  Who knew there was a “plastic bag lobby?”  But there apparently is, according to environmental activists who are trying to thwart an effort to limit local governments’ abilities to make…

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The State: Senators urged to stop plastic-bag bill

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Senators urged to stop plastic-bag bill

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P&C: ‘This is groundbreaking’: Cruise ships could anchor near Mount Pleasant as Charleston hits limit on visits

Friday, January 13, 2017

‘This is groundbreaking’: Cruise ships could anchor near Mount Pleasant as Charleston hits limit on visits By David Slade dslade@postandcourier.com Jan 13, 2017

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No do-over on bike lane

Sunday, August 21, 2016

From the Post & Courier editorial board: No do-over on bike lane   Aug 21 2016  Three bicyclists make their way over the Ashley River Bridge during…

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SPA poll raises even more questions

Thursday, August 18, 2016

From the Post & Courier editorial board: SPA poll raises even more questions Six months ago, the State Ports Authority board learned that the number of cargo shipments had dropped. In response, board members discussed looking for unnecessary or ill-advised expenses to outside contractors for legal, political lobbying and public relations work. Now the SPA is paying $35,000 to one of those contractors to conduct a statewide poll of residents for reasons that are at…

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Folly Beach passes first reading of plastic bag ban

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

From Live 5 News’ Liza Lucas: Folly Beach passes first reading of plastic bag ban FOLLY BEACH, SC (WCSC) – Folly Beach City Council passed the first reading of a new ordinance which would eliminate single-use plastic bags within city limits. Council passed the ordinance unanimously Tuesday night. According to the proposed ordinance, the regulation would “regulate the use of plastic carryout bags and promote the use of reusable bags and recyclable paper carryout bags…and to prohibit the…

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Appeals court narrows dates for Charleston cruise ship terminal hearing

Monday, August 1, 2016

From the Post & Courier‘s David Wren: Appeals court narrows dates for Charleston cruise ship terminal hearing After months of delays, the state Court of Appeals has set a date — actually two of them — to hear arguments in a case that will determine whether the State Ports Authority gets one of the permits it needs to build a new cruise ship terminal near Charleston’s Historic District. Lawyers from all sides said they have…

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