Gov. Henry McMaster Takes Steps to Assist Local Governments with Mosquito Abatement
- By SC Governor's Office
Governor Requests $4 Million from Unclaimed Property Account to Help Local Governments
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster today sent a letter to S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis requesting the transfer of $4 million from the Unclaimed Property Account to the S.C. Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) to help with mosquito abatement services in areas affected by Hurricane Florence.
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Data warehouses threaten S.C. citizens’ privacy rights
- By Ashley Landess
The state of South Carolina has a lot of information about you and your family – including your children. That much you know, but new laws on the books – and in the works – push data collection to a level that not only threatens privacy rights but also opens the door for dangerous regulations based on personal information.
The Legislature has, in stages, created a sort of “information central,” passing laws that create two data warehouses to pull in information from agencies for health care and social services, education and workforce.
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