February 2020 Features
Attorney General Alan Wilson Joins Coalition Supporting Bipartisan Legislation Limiting Corporate Bankruptcy Filings to District Housing Principal Place of Business
February 21, 2020
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a bipartisan coalition of 42 state and territory attorneys general in supporting H.R. 4421, the Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation that will prevent a corporation from filing for bankruptcy in a District that it believes would be more favorable on issues to the debtor’s advantage.
February 21, 2020
Wilson’s resignation is unrelated to the company’s financial reporting and business performance and is the result of matters relating to his personal conduct.
Family Research Council Honors Graham with 'True Blue' Award for Consistent Support of Family, Faith, and Freedom
February 20, 2020
This award honors members of the House and Senate who have exhibited extraordinary leadership and commitment to the defense of family, faith, and freedom, according to FRC Action’s new scorecard. Recipients of the award voted consistently for pro-life and pro-family issues.
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation Promotes Innovation in Health Through Catalyst Grants
February 19, 2020
Each year, the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation works with organizations to promote and support healthier South Carolinians, particularly the economically vulnerable. In 2019, the Foundation awarded 13 Catalyst Grants to organizations for projects that foster innovation to improve the health and well-being of those throughout the state.
February 14, 2020
Offering new certainty in pricing, a greener power supply and transformed governance, Santee Cooper’s Reform Plan keeps customer pricing stable for seven more years, adds 800% more solar to its current generation mix, pays off an amount equal to the nuclear debt in 12 years, and dramatically increases stakeholder input and transparency.
February 13, 2020
Governor Henry McMaster released the following statement on the Department of Administration's report on Santee Cooper, which the Department was directed to complete.
February 12, 2020
S.C. Ports Authority was awarded a nearly $20 million federal grant to assist with building vital infrastructure at Wando Welch Terminal in support of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project
February 10, 2020
For the second straight year, Furman ranked ninth in The Princeton Review’s list of “The Top 25 Best Schools for Making an Impact” in its “Best Value Colleges” guide, which includes the country’s top 200 universities with the best return on investment.
February 05, 2020
Tide Stop, LLC, based in Johns Island, received a $25,000 grant from SCRA’s Academic Startup Assistance Program (ASAP). ASAP grants are available to for-profit companies sponsored by an academic institution. TideStop is sponsored by Clemson University to develop and manufacture a patented storm water check valve.
February 03, 2020
S.C. Ports celebrated the structural completion of the terminal’s new operations building. More than 300 people — contractors, port employees, elected leaders and community members — cheered as a steel beam and tree were placed atop the steel structure as part of a traditional “topping out” ceremony.