Hearing cries for “Haley for President” after the Governor announced that the state had paid off our nearly $1 billion loan from the federal government for our unemployment trust fund, early and at a savings of $12 million dollars; C.J. Jonathan and Eric examined at what cost we were able to pay off the loan and whether this one action warranted a drive to make the Governor a presidential candidate in 2016.
Speaking of presidential candidates, the three of us took a few minutes to look at South Carolina’s favorite son’s run for the presidency.
Finally, after seeing a rather long list of rules at a downtown Greenville fountain, C.J. wanted to know if we thought this was a display of genuine concern for the city’s citizens or merely an open attempt to “cover their butts or maybe a combination of the two.
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On today’s show, we attempted to answer 3 questions:
1). If only government would back off on regulations, business will regulate themselves, right?
2). Being mentally ill and a prisoner in a South Carolina prison is not an issue, right?
3). Long term unemployment, what do we do about that?
So you’ve been laid off in South Carolina and now you’re here to sign up for your unemployment insurance benefits? Please fill up this cup before you fill out the application for benefits. We wouldn’t want to waste an application.
Drug testing for everyone applying for unemployment insurance benefits paid for by tax payer dollars is the first of a series of legislative proposals for fixing our unemployment insurance system popular in Columbia this year. Continue reading
Laying out the details for our community outreach program for Leap Day, Feb. 29th.
Sorting through hype of the Susan B. Komen/Planned Parenthood controversy, reminding everyone that it should all be about breast cancer
making sense of the proposed rule changes to South Carolina’s unemployment system