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SC Lede: Big Caucus Energy

Deon Tedder Todd Rutherford Roger Kirby Freedom Caucus of South Carolina Mar 2023
Gavin Jackson
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During a press conference on March 7, 2023, Democratic state Reps. Deon Tedder, Todd Rutherford and Roger Kirby announce the newly formed Freedom Caucus of South Carolina to counter the right wing House Freedom Caucus.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for March 11, 2023: a recap of the debate around the state House of Representative's hate crimes bill, which passed this week; a look at the new "Freedom Caucus of South Carolina" caucus being created by Democratic legislators; the latest unemployment data; and more.

Join us for the first live Lede taping of 2023 at Kite Hill Brewing Co. in Clemson, SC on April 13. More details are available here.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.