State lawmakers are gearing up for a new road funding bill.

During a special committee held last week, lawmakers made the bold claim that SC’s method of funding transportation will soon need to change as fuel-efficient/electric vehicles become more widely adopted. But recent data shows that electric vehicles make up far less than 1% of registered cars on state roads, suggesting this “issue” is not quite …

House speaker admits SC shouldn’t be in the power business.

During Tuesday’s Santee Cooper conference committee, S.C. House Speaker Jay Lucas admitted that government should get out of the power generation business. He also worried that, even with the proposed reforms to Santee Cooper, we could be back in this same situation in the future. Do these remarks inspire confidence that lawmakers’ changes will improve …