by Sam Spence
AP headline: "Another week begins with SC Senate stuck on road funding"
As states continue struggling to find a source for the ingredients used in state-sponsored lethal injection, two S.C. state senators are proposing using a nitrogen gas mask to kill offenders sentenced to the death penalty. Source: G'ville News
On the stump for Marco Rubio in Atlanta yesterday, Gov. Nikki Haley referenced the Emanuel AME shooting in criticizing Donald Trump for not immediately disavowing support from ex-KKK leader David Duke. Source: NYT
A top aide to Haley will head up a political action group called "A Great Day SC" designed to provide funding for candidates and causes that line up with Haley's top issues. Source: P&CThe College of Charleston says it will transition students in a federal assistance program designed for first-generation, low-income, and disabled students to other campus support services after the national program's federal funding was cut off. Source: P&C
Many Charleston County parents are reporting difficulty applying for their kids to attend magnet schools in the district after technical difficulties with a new online application designed to make it easier to apply. Source: P&C
State Sen. Marlon Kimpson has filed a proposal that would prohibit power companies from installing large projects without notifying local residents. Source: P&C