Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Agenda: Chamber leader miffed by Trump-Germany comments; Cops now taught not to shoot into cars

Mulvaney acknowledges criticism over budget math

Posted by Sam Spence on Tue, May 30, 2017 at 12:28 PM

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New South Carolina cops are now being taught not to shoot into cars. A 2015 investigation by the Post and Courier showed that one in four of S.C. police shootings involved officers firing into cars. Source: The State

After Google floated interest in drawing loads of water from S.C. aquifers earlier this year, DHEC is now making an effort to chart specific regulations for the Lowcountry and Pee Dee, a step neighboring states have had in place for more than a decade. Source: P&C

The head of the S.C. Chamber of Commerce said he was "a little surprised and disappointed" by remarks last week by President Donald Trump about 'the Germans,' who he called "bad, very bad." German automakers make up a large sector of Greenville industry. Source: The State

Brian Hicks column: "You can't spell flagrant hypocrisy without G-O-P"

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney delivered the commencement address Saturday at the state Governor's School of Science and Math, giving himself a little grief after a week where his budget calculations were said to violate basic economic principals. Mulvaney: "when I'm dealing with science and math it's a fairly limited list because I'm not from science and math, although, well, I guess I should be able to count." Source: P&C, CNBC

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