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DHEC suspending South Carolina's Certificate of Need program

...the House didn't intend for the program to be suspended when it removed $1.7 million from its budget.House Ways and Means Chairman Brian White issued a statement Friday reiterating what he said on the House floor two days before ? that DHEC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/dhec-suspending-south-carolin
South Carolina legislators attempt to hash out budget deal

...offer by $5 million, to a $20 million break, and promised to make it part of a three-year phase-in.House Ways and Means Chairman Brian White said anything less than the full $60 million right away is a nonstarter, however."We're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-22/south-carolina-legislato
SC Senate passes measure to keep government running

...companies, S corporations and sole proprietorships, which report their business profits as personal income.House Ways and Means Chairman Brian White offered to split the difference, giving $40 million in relief this coming year while phasing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-25/sc-senate-passes-measure
South Carolina budget board bucks legislators, increases employees' 2013 health care premiums

...think it's what we need to do."The two dissenting votes came from the panel's legislative leaders: House Ways and Means Chairman Brian White and Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman.The budget provided public workers their first raise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-08/south-carolina-budget-board-bucks-l
Graduation requirements might shrink

...could cut costs in a year that legislators face an $800 million budget gap and reduce the dropout rate, said House Ways and Means Chairman Dan Cooper, R-Piedmont."I don't see it as retreat, I see it as an alternate track. Everybody doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-12-10/graduation-requirements-m
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South Carolina lawmakers say no to tax increases

...from $7 billion to $5 billion over the past two years. Continued cuts will dig into basic services, said House Ways and Means Chairman Dan Cooper, R-Piedmont.Most of the cuts will likely come from education and Medicaid, because that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
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Haley makes pick for new director

...said she's grateful to have the board's support on her picks. Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, House Ways and Means Chairman Dan Cooper and Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom gave statements supporting Kitzman and Adams.Conspicuously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-08/haley-makes-pick-new-director
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SC school finance proposal gets initial approval

...tackle it this year. The state's $830 million budget shortfall is prompting more lawmakers to listen, said House Ways and Means Chairman Dan Cooper, R-Piedmont."It's so complicated," said Cooper, the bill's sponsor. "It's been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-01/sc-school-finance-proposal-g
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Tight budget may close 2 SC prisons

...board, said he believes prisons have been underfunded for years, partly because they lack social clout.But House Ways and Means Chairman Dan Cooper, also a board member, said he wants an explanation for Corrections' deficit. It comes after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-03/tight-budget-may-close-2-sc-
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Gov. Haley's budget cuts income taxes

...budget as a template."While I like a lot of things she's put in there, we'll see what happens," said House Ways and Means Chairman Brian White, R-Anderson."You may see this year more things in line with the governor's budget than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-01-13/gov-haleys-budget-cuts-income-taxes