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SLED Getting $900,000 To Improve Background Checks For Guns

State law enforcement is receiving $900,000 from the federal government to improve background checks for guns bought in South Carolina.


With new online health insurance exchanges set to launch Tuesday, consumers in many Southern and Plains states will have to look harder for information on how the marketplaces work than their counterparts elsewhere. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gov. Nikki Haley Wants Congress To “Defund Obamacare”

While South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says she wants Congress to “defund Obamacare,” she doesn’t support shutting down the federal government to do so.


In his state address, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory stressed more responsibility borrowing federal funds. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images for NASCAR)

NC Gov. McCrory: Without Better Ideas, Borrowing From Federal Government Will End

Gov. Pat McCrory said in a speech Monday night that his new administration would focus on public education, improving the state’s economy and making government more efficient. He also said he won’t be afraid to fluster people from both parties.