The elected lawmakers of South Carolina finished the legislative session yesterday without an agreement to reform the state ethics laws that govern their conduct in office and require them to share information with the public. Source: P&C

The “Tucker Hipps” bill, passed by the legislature this week would require public colleges and universities to disclose misconduct violations by frats and sororities. Source: The State

Gov. Nikki Haley on Trump and the importance of rhetoric: “I know what that rhetoric can do. I saw it happen.” Source: AP

A $3.6 million grant from the Justice Department’ sOffice for Victims of Crime will be dispersed to the survivors and families of those killed during the Emanuel AME shooting. Source: P&C

Years of opposition and some crafty maneuvering by critics of the I-526 project was ultimately enough to upend a state-sponsored highway project that would have cost hundreds of millions of dollars. Source: P&C

Washington Post column by “Rise of the Warrior Cop” author Radley Balko: “Can South Carolina’s police culture be fixed?”

In a funny twist, Senate President Pro-tempore Hugh Leatherman is pushing Gov. Nikki Haley, who endorsed his primary opponent, to sign a $4 billion roads bill, putting the governor in the position of siding with Leatherman on the long-awaited bill. Source: The State/Florence Morning News