Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Agenda: McMaster rejects idea of gas tax bump; Graham asking for Trump wiretap proof; A fix for FollyGras?

Senators propose gun restrictions

Posted by Sam Spence on Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 10:26 AM

click to enlarge Gov. Henry McMaster during President Donald Trump's visit to Boeing South Carolina last month - CITY OF NORTH CHARLESTON
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  • Gov. Henry McMaster during President Donald Trump's visit to Boeing South Carolina last month

Folly Beach is trying to strike a balance for its annual FollyGras festival, which apparently was a drunken "disaster" this year. Source: P&C

For Gov. Henry McMaster, a gas tax increase to fund road fixes seems to be a nonstarter, saying yesterday "I think the people of South Carolina are taxed enough." Source: P&C

Bills filed by Republican and Democratic state senators would strengthen state gun regulations and address the so-called "Charleston loophole" in state gun laws, extending the period allotted to federal investigators to conduct background checks from three to five days. Source: P&C, AP

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, acting in his role as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, along with the ranking Democratic member of the group, sent a letter to the FBI and Justice Department this week asking for information related to any "wiretaps of President Trump, the Trump Campaign, or Trump Tower." President Donald Trump accused former President Barack Obama of illegally tapped his phones before he left office. Source: P&C


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