Landess to speak at taxpayers’ meeting

PICKENS — Ashley Landess, President of the South Carolina Policy Council, Columbia, will be the featured speaker at the Pickens County Taxpayers Association meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Building, two and a half miles south of Pickens on U.S. 178.

The Policy Council is a privately funded organization watchful of the South Carolina Legislature and state government’s shortcomings and excesses. Their main audience is the citizens of South Carolina.  The Policy Council believes that it is only when the citizens have a grasp of what their government is doing can they have an impact on its direction. According to their web site they believe state government should be more transparent.