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FEEDBACK:  You hit the nail on the head about rural schools

FEEDBACK: You hit the nail on the head about rural schools

School administrator: “Everything you said is the truth. The most frightening element of all is the abuse of power from some individual board members. “

by · 04/21/2017 · Feedback
FEEDBACK:  Libraries foster innovation

FEEDBACK: Libraries foster innovation

Trey Gordner, Columbia: “It’s worth pointing out that budget insecurity doesn’t just hurt current programs: it also prevents libraries from making investments for better service.”

by · 04/14/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
FEEDBACK:  Consultant class needs to do more consulting, not conning

FEEDBACK: Consultant class needs to do more consulting, not conning

William Heitsman, Darlington: “From your recent article it would appear that our consultant class needs to do more consulting and less conning. But that has been going on since the media in all its forms have taken over the political system.”

by · 03/31/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
FEEDBACK:  More than college-educated women; special elections

FEEDBACK: More than college-educated women; special elections

Irene Gale, Myrtle Beach: I like most of your ideas, but I disagree that this is for college-educated women in a certain age group. As a recent newcomer from free state of Maryland and not a graduate, I vehemently disagree. Yes, women are the answer, but any woman who is appalled by the state and country falling to Republican lies can do her part.” Also, a letter on SC-5.

by · 03/24/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
FEEDBACK:  Keep de la Howe school open; more on nurse practitioners

FEEDBACK: Keep de la Howe school open; more on nurse practitioners

Barbara Devinney, McCormick: Thank you, Bill Davis, for your article on John de la Howe in the March 10 issue of Statehouse Report. I appreciate the coverage you’ve given to the agency, and I’ve enjoyed reading your email newsletter over the past several years.

Also: Two letters supporting more flexibility for nurse practitioners.

by · 03/17/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
FEEDBACK:  Readers say it’s time to change rules for nurse practitioners

FEEDBACK: Readers say it’s time to change rules for nurse practitioners

From Helen Ngigi, Smyrna: This new legislation S.C. Senate bill 345 would go a long way in reducing costs to the state of S.C., and keep patients out of the emergency room. This bill is very important in helping improve the health of all patients, especially those in rural areas. Nurse practitioners have a proven record of providing quality care to their patients with chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension and asthma, among others.” Other letters from Dr. John MacLaurin and nurse Alison MacLeod

by · 03/10/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
FEEDBACK:  Differing interpretations of anti-Semitism bill

FEEDBACK: Differing interpretations of anti-Semitism bill

Irving Rosenfeld, James Island: Re: 2/24: Anti-Semitism bill would chill legitimate criticism

I think you have either misread this bill or not read it at all.

by · 03/03/2017 · Commentary, Feedback
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