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SC senators advance bill that raises $800 million for roads

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Senate Finance Committee advanced a bill Wednesday that raises roughly $800 million yearly for road and bridge work, a day after Gov. Nikki Haley pledged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-25/sc-senators-advance-bill-raises-800
Gov. Nikki Haley willing to compromise on road funding, but only if she gets tax relief too

...clear. That's not the direction we want to see South Carolina go."The Senate plans to talk about roads in the Finance Committee next week. House members have said they would take up roads after the state budget, which was passed a week ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-19/gov-nikki-haley-willing-compr
Commission members hold off on agreeing to November SPLOST

...earlier package failed at the polls May 20.Rather than discuss the proposed Nov. 3 referendum date, the city finance committee received the item as information.Commissioner Hap Harris, who made the motion, said his colleagues wanted to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-10/commission-members-hold-
Family seeks prosecution of 2 Georgia inmates in SC slaying

...Reha bili ta tion Hospital, where he was a board member. He also served on the board of trustees and headed the finance committee at St. Mark United Methodist Church.Bert Westbrook worked with Murray at the church. Murray helped her set up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-14/family-seeks-prosecuti
New SPLOST 7 referendum proposed for November ballot

...tax on motor fuel, could slow collection rates, according to a sales tax calendar going for approval by the city finance committee Tuesday.Augusta can't begin receiving new 1 percent sales tax collections until the prior package is complete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-09/new-splost-7-referendum-
Bill to put more livestock veterinarians in shortage areas

...here and pay off student loans."The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Enhancement Act has been referred to the Finance Committee. With broad support from lawmakers and more than 150 veterinary, commodity and agriculture-related organizations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-22/bill-put-more-livestock-vete
Commission to hear retirees' request for monthly increase to pensions

...relief from Augusta's pension and audit committee, which includes the mayor, mayor pro tem, finance director, finance committee chairman and administrator among its members.The requested increase does not apply to six former employees granted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-22/commission-hear-retirees
Will Mayor Hardie Davis continue open-door policy?

...do it one hospital at a time. I'm waiting until they want to merge Augusta with GRU.I saw on Monday's city finance committee agenda an item to "authorize dialog and initial planning with GRU to establish the groundwork for an Augusta Rich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-01-24/will-mayor-hard
New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

...time.Anderson was called out by Democratic Rep. Patricia Lundstrom for handing members of an interim legislative finance committee a presentation filled mostly with photos. Lundstrom and other lawmakers wanted hard numbers and more details about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-24/new-mexico-spaceport-sets-sights-ne
Legislators could explore debt forgiveness, increased pay as ways to keep SC teachers

...gave no ranking and put no dollar figures to its general recommendations, which will be forwarded to the Senate Finance Committee. It did recommend requiring colleges and districts to work with the Education Oversight Committee to determine the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-18/legislators-could-explore-deb