Post Tagged with: "domestic violence"

Photo:  Milkin Family Foundation

NEWS: Trump picks Zais for post; Silent Witness ceremony honors victims

Former S.C. schools chief Mick Zais appears to be headed back into public service nearly three years after leaving the state post. On Wednesday, the White House announced President Donald Trump intended to nominate Zais to be deputy U.S. Secretary of Education.

The deputy position, vacant since Jan. 20,  is a presidential appointment that requires Senate confirmation.

Also in this news brief is a stark reminder of the state’s high level of domestic violence as a Statehouse ceremony was held for 39 who died in 2016 from domestic violence.

by · 10/04/2017 · News, News briefs
SCORECARD:  From civil rights and education to overtime and Google

SCORECARD: From civil rights and education to overtime and Google

Thumbs up for the Smithstonian Institute, state Supreme Court and the state’s aerospace cluster. In the middle for our still-too-high rate of domestic violence and political bedfellows. Thumbs down for students not being read for college, nuclear safety, overtime and Google’s thirst.

by · 09/23/2016 · Features, Scorecard
TALLY SHEET: New bills range from war memorials to refugees, guns, agency reform

TALLY SHEET: New bills range from war memorials to refugees, guns, agency reform

Legislators filed about 140 new bills during the first week of the General Assembly’s 2016 session. They also formally added about 260 bills that were prefiled in December. See all Senate bills | See all House bills

by · 01/15/2016 · Politics, Tally Sheet
SCORECARD: From a surplus to a big hit

SCORECARD: From a surplus to a big hit

Big surplus. So the state has $1.3 billion more than projected coming into this year? Let’s do something big and bold, not piecemeal or fritter it away. How about all of it to roads and dealing with the flood? Or all of it to building better schools?

by · 11/13/2015 · Features, Scorecard
9/18 issue: Roads, abortion clinics, more

9/18 issue: Roads, abortion clinics, more

In the Sept. 18, 2015, issue of Statehouse Report:
NEWS: Roads: Infrastructure Bank faces challenges
BRIEFS: Poverty is less, but still here; program note
COMMENTARY: Haley’s ambition puts DHEC between rock, hard place
SPOTLIGHT: The S.C. Education Association
FEEDBACK: More judicial independence merited
SCORECARD: Thumbs up on jobless rate; down on violence against women
NUMBER: Two number ones
QUOTE: Peace be with us
S.C. ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Rev. John Martin Pike

by · 09/18/2015 · Full Issue
NUMBERS:  Two number ones

NUMBERS: Two number ones

As a state, we’ve returned to our old spot of having the nation’s top rate of women killed by men, an indicator of violence against women and, in particular, the domestic violence that exists in the state. Also: SC is top in foreign investment jobs.

SCORECARD: Up on election, recs; Down on Haley, McKnight

SCORECARD: Up on election, recs; Down on Haley, McKnight

Thumbs up on domestic violence recommendations for South Carolina and for election winners; Thumbs down for Gov. Nikki Haley, Rep. Cezar McKnight, former Speaker Bobby Harrell.

by · 09/04/2015 · Features, Scorecard
SCORECARD: The good, bad, ugly and sad

SCORECARD: The good, bad, ugly and sad

Thumbs up to Greenville Republicans, lobbying disclosure, ruling on same-sex marriage legal fees. In the middle on domestic violence lawsuit and Sen. Paul Thurmond. Thumbs down to DHEC board. RIP to the late Sen. Herbert U. Fielding.

by · 08/14/2015 · 2016, Features, Scorecard