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South Carolina State to receive $12M from reserve fund; Haley refuses to participate in vote

...questions are out of the board's authority."When they have a balanced budget is not up to us," he said.House Ways and Means Chairman Brian White noted he voted against the $12 million plan at last week's Joint Bond Review Committee, as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-08/south-carolina-state-receive-
Haley signs bill allowing tax votes to fund schools

...legislative process, lawmakers from other counties wanted to give their school districts the option, including House Ways and Means Chairman Brian White. The Anderson Republican said his county's five district school boards, plus the county board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-28/haley-signs-bill-allowing-tax
Legislature will try to pass budget in last week

...leaving negotiations to the leaders of the chambers' budget-writing committees."We're very close," House Ways and Means Chairman Brian White, R-Anderson, said Thursday.He hopes to bring a compromise between him and Senate Finance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-01/legislature-will-try-pass-bud
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
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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