SC lawmakers send Haley budget with $216 million for road repairs

...ranges from $1.7 million for Allendale County to $12.5 million for Greenville County, according to a Senate Finance Committee spreadsheet.That's in addition to the $71 million expected to be distributed to counties in 2015-16 through...

Commission to vote on November sales tax referendum

...placing the SPLOST referendum on the March 1 presidential primary ballot and risk a lapse in collections.The city Finance Committee including Wayne Guilfoyle, Sammie Sias and Sean Frantom approved the November date last week, with commissioners...

Much work remains before a South Carolina budget is possible

...Tuesday, another vote is needed Wednesday to advance it to the Senate. Then that bill must go through the Senate Finance Committee before it reaches that chamber's floor.While the Senate's waiting on that bill, it will continue debating...

Investigation of World Cup officials in FIFA scandal likely to expand

...of South African officials, but said the payment had been approved by Julio Grondona, the former chairman of the finance committee who died last year.Lauber would not be drawn on whether the South African case was also within the scope of his...

SC Senate rejects last-ditch effort to force roads debate

...revenue certified May 29 as available. The Senate Finance Committee then amended that supplemental budget bill to redirect...distributes to counties to $216.4 million. The Finance Committee agreed with the House's plan to use $70 million...

Augusta Commission's Finance Committee OKs November SPLOST vote

...full commission OKs the plan next week.Commissioners Wayne Guilfoyle, Sean Frantom and Sammie Sias of the city Finance Committee voted in favor of the November date, with Commissioner Ben Hasan opposed.Guilfoyle said a November vote would...

SC senators advance measure that keeps state government running if there's no budget July 1

...shutting down state government," said Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence.The vote by the Senate Finance Committee, which Leatherman chairs, allows for a floor vote on the measure when the Legislature reconvenes next week.A...

Germans outclass Ivory Coast in their Women's World Cup opener

...were "authorized" on FIFA's side by its then finance committee chairman Julio Grondona of Argentina, who died last...South American FIFA official - believed to be former finance committee chairman Grondona, who authorized the payments...

FIFA president Sepp Blatter brushes off calls for resignation

...tournaments in North and South America. Seven officials ? including two FIFA vice presidents and members of its finance committee ? remained in custody in Zurich on Thursday. Blatter was not implicated in the indictment.In addition, Swiss...

November SPLOST vote going for committee OK

...would be March 1, the date of the presidential primary, she said.The calendar up for approval by the city's finance committee today has commissioners approving a SPLOST 7 project list by Aug. 18.