Measuring the cost of Sanford's battle against the stimulus

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Whether or not your think this stimulus is a good idea, the staunch picketing on both sides has lead to court battles where the state will find itself dishing out a yet-to-be-determined sum of money on lawyers and giving courts more work to do.

Read more stories on this subject in our stimulus package topic page.That's an issue The Post and Courier has taken a first stab at.

Meanwhile, let's not forget this battle has cost South Carolina much in the form of a largely lost legislative session.

And that's a matter that S.C. Statehouse Report has done a great job flushing out.

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