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S.C. lawmakers, McMaster calling for more scrutiny. S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster and at least four lawmakers are calling for more scrutiny and fewer ethics loopholes for the state’s many special purpose districts. Source: The Post and Courier

Statehouse corruption probe prosecutor hands cases to state Attorney General. Control of the S.C. Statehouse corruption probe, which netted indictments against six lawmakers and a top political operative, has been resolved. Source: The State

S.C. abortion ban awaits final vote in House. A Republican-backed bill that would likely ban almost all abortions in South Carolina is headed for a crucial vote Wednesday, having already passed its toughest hurdle last week. Source: Associated Press

S.C. Senate to debate $550 million in borrowing to expand Charleston port. Some of South Carolina’s longest serving and most powerful senators began their push Tuesday to get the state to borrow $550 million to bring more technology and rail service to a new port in Charleston. Source: The Post and Courier

S.C. students experienced significant learning loss during pandemic, study finds. A study commissioned by the state Department of Education that compared last fall’s MAP assessment scores to scores from years past found pronounced learning loss among younger students, especially in mathematics. Source: The State

CARTA paving way for electric bus fleet. The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority is expected to move forward with its electric bus fleet. The CARTA board will meet Wednesday to talk about their master plan for increasing the fleet. Source: WCSC-TV