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S.C. lawmakers push for transparency on grants, tax incentives. A pair of South Carolina lawmakers wants to shed more light on the millions of dollars in grants and tax incentives the state gives away to companies every year in light of business and political developments over the last 10 years. Source: The Post and Courier

Anti-abortion laws face uncertain fate in courts. Lawmakers in Republican-governed states are considering a series of tough anti-abortion restrictions they hope might reach the Supreme Court and win approval from its conservative majority. Source: Associated Press

S.C.’s litter problem reaching near epidemic levels, officials say. The South Carolina Department of Transportation says littering has been a growing issue since the onset of the pandemic almost one year ago. And although the department is looking to increase its efforts against the problem, it will take state and local efforts combined to overcome it. Source: The Aiken Standard

State employees question McMaster’s decision to bring agency works back to in-person work. S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster announced in an executive order Friday that the state will begin facilitating the return of state employees to the workplace full time. State employees said they are nervous and upset about the decision. Source: WCSC TV

P&C headline from S.C. Rep. Marvin Pendarvis: ” Transportation and zoning improvements will transform North Charleston streets”