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FEEDBACK:  On Leatherman, plastic bags and radical right

FEEDBACK: On Leatherman, plastic bags and radical right

Take a look at three letters this week:

* Enjoyed article on Sen. Hugh Leatherman
* Antigovernment groups behind efforts to thwart plastic bag bans
* Radical right has hurt state

by · 02/10/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
FEEDBACK:  Gas tax proposal is a start

FEEDBACK: Gas tax proposal is a start

Fred Sales, James Island: On the gas tax for roads: The proposal is a start, but given 30 years of the same gas tax, plus inflation, we need a real kick start. At minimum, an increase of 10 cents and additional hikes until it gets in line.

by · 02/02/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
FEEDBACK:  Letters on S.C.’s death spiral, alimony reform

FEEDBACK: Letters on S.C.’s death spiral, alimony reform

Harry Waddington, Okatie: “Your most recent article regarding the “death spiral” of our state government was quite interesting. My belief is it’s not necessarily the size of government but the quality of those individuals running, or ruining, the show! ”

Click to read three other letters by Fred Sales of James Island, William Heitsman of Darlington and Wyman Oxner of Orangeburg.

by · 01/27/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
FEEDBACK:  A glimmer of hope

FEEDBACK: A glimmer of hope

Michael Kaynard, Charleston: “Over the past 18 months or so, our country has had to endure some of the most polarizing rhetoric in recent history. I have tortured myself by listening to an overload of trash talk that resulted in the election of Donald Trump as our next president. There has been a great deal of anguish over this result and many seem to have lost hope.”

by · 01/20/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
FEEDBACK:  President Obama will be missed

FEEDBACK: President Obama will be missed

Filippo Ravalico, Charleston: Thank you for your salute to President Obama. It is much appropriate and appreciated. He is going to be missed even more sorely around the globe (Syria, Yemen and a few other terrible messes notwithstanding).

by · 01/13/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
FEEDBACK:  Good column on legislator tips

FEEDBACK: Good column on legislator tips

As a legislator entering my second term, your “tips to be effective legislator” article was well done.

— S.C. Rep. Neal Collins, R-Pickens

by · 01/06/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
COMMENTS:  Raise the gas tax

COMMENTS: Raise the gas tax

More people have been using Statehouse Report’s online comments section than sending traditional email letters to the editor. All you have to do is to enter a comment at the end of any online story and it will go into a queue for approval. Of course, you can send a traditional letter to the editor too by emailing us at feedback@statehousereport.com.

by · 12/30/2016 · Commentary, Feedback
LETTER:  New report is important to understand state governance

LETTER: New report is important to understand state governance

Dale Rhodes: “The Office of the Comptroller General has recently published the state’s Consolidated Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for fiscal year 2016, available on the comptroller general’s website.”

by · 12/23/2016 · Commentary, Feedback