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Thursday, February 18, 2010

South Carolina Senate Committee Considers Public Access to EMS Workers' Names

The South Carolina Senate Medical Affairs Committee is considering a bill that would guarantee public access to emergency medical services operations, including the names of the workers.

The bill pits the interests of the South Carolina Press Association, which advocates for EMS workers to be subject to public scrutiny, against the S.C. Emergency Medical Services Association, which advocates for shielding workers' names until a complaint is lodged.

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