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South Carolina Unemployment

Peter S. Goodman

The Disconnect: In South Carolina, Candidates And Citizens Occupy Separate Realms

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 01.19.2012 | Business

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Inside a cavernous ballroom at a downtown hotel, Newt Gingrich stands beneath crystal chandeliers, addressing a crowd of several hun...

Arthur Delaney

GOP Candidates Decry Extended Unemployment Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidates sharply criticized extended unemployment insurance during Monday evening's debate in South Carolina, where the unem...

Arthur Delaney

Nikki Haley Backs Off Claim That Jobless Are On Drugs

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) has admitted that she has no evidence backing her claim that half of job applicants at a local government facility...

Nikki Haley Wants To Drug Test People Who Apply For Unemployment Benefits

Patch.com | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday she wants to institute drug testing for people who apply for state unemployment benefits. "I so want drug testing," ...

Nikki Haley's Lavish European Trip Costs Taxpayers Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars

The Post and Courier | By Renee Dudley | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

Gov. Nikki Haley's weeklong trip to Europe in June in search of "jobs, jobs, jobs" cost South Carolinians more than $127,000. But the governor and her...

Arthur Delaney

Another State To Slash Unemployment Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

Following the example set by four other states, South Carolina lawmakers want to slash benefits for the jobless. The South Carolina State Senate ga...

Mark Sanford Flip-Flops On Stimulus, Accepts Federal Funds For South Carolina

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford (R) is breaking a major pledge as he quietly reaps $97.5 million in federal stimulus funds to extend unemployment...

Unemployment Rose In 43 States In December

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates rose in 43 states last month, the government said Friday, painting a bleak picture of the job market and illustr...

Single Father Turned Away From Homeless Shelters

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. Attila Streyar and his t...

Gov. Sanford Offers Unemployed South Carolinians Prayers In Place Of Stimulus Funds

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following the lead of a number of his fellow Republican governors, Gov. Mark Sanford (R-SC) has given some indication that he will not accept some of ...