On Monday, Santee Cooper’s board approved a new business strategy: switching from coal to solar. The plan is to close older coal-fired power plants and reducing the amount of electricity produced by coal from 52 percent to around 30 by 2033. Source: P&C

S.C., where one in five residents is on Medicaid, is considering a new condition which would require applicants to work, volunteer, or attend school for 80 hours a month to receive Medicaid benefits. Most of the people on Medicaid are low-income children, elderly, or disabled. A few exemptions include children, pregnant women, disabled people, the primary caregiver of a child or someone who is disabled, those over 65, and those who are on Social Security. Source: Greenville Online

State representative Bill Herbkersman (Republican, Bluffton) is doing what he can to help the Bahamas: taking his Cessna and flying in supplies to the decimated Abaco Islands. Source: Charleston Currents

After Dorian skipped town without paying the tab, municipalities are left trying to figure out who will pay for the clean up. Source: P&C

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