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Haley insists SC can afford to cut income taxes

...crisis during the downturn.South Carolina is still digging out from those deep, recession-era cuts, said Senate Minority Leader Nikki Set zler, D-West Columbia.The state is sending public colleges $300 million less than it did in 2008...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-23/haley-insists-sc-can-aff
Haley's gas tax offer would cost state millions in revenue

...the GOP caucus will back Haley's tax-cut proposal."We're trying to see if it's doable," he said.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, said the idea makes no sense."We know we've got a hole to fill. According to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-22/haleys-gas-tax-offer-would-co
South Carolina Gov. Haley OK with gas-tax increase if income tax cut, DOT retooled

...500-mile system is the nation's fourth largest, funded largely by one of the nation's lowest gas taxes.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford said Haley's plan doesn't address the infrastructure problem, as it cuts state revenue for other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-22/south-carolina-gov-haley-ok-g
Haley: 'My dreams for South Carolina know no bounds'

...disclose her former work for an engineering firm with state contracts because the law didn't require it.House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford called ethics legislation a red herring."It won't change a single thing. It's not going to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/haley-my-dreams-south-ca
Gov. Nathan Deal sworn in for second term

...clamoring for a bigger piece of the state's budget.Deal will deliver his State of the State address Wednesday.House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams said she and other Democrats will be paying close attention to the details of any proposal related to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-12/gov-nathan-deal-sworn-second
Ethics reform, road funding ahead for SC lawmakers in new session

...regulations or other actions "that violate true meaning and intention of the Second Amendment."GAMBLING: House Minority Leader Rep. Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, introduced H. 3127, which would present voters with a ballot questionabout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-10/south-carolina-its-not-j
Stuck with the bill

...Democrats voted against it as the party's far-left wing, led by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., led a rebellion against provisions that would roll back campaign finance rules and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-13/stuck-bill
Deal is the best choice

...Jimmy Carter. Jason Carter is in the same party as President Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Even though Carter is running as a "fiscal conservative," we all know that once he gets in office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-28/deal-best-choice
SC lawmakers study school ruling

...answer a ruling on a 21-year-old case."It's going to take some time if it's done right," said Senate Minority Leader Nikki Setzler, D-West Columbia. "It will take a huge, huge, bipartisan effort."The order called the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-28/sc-lawmakers-study-school
Vote for fiscal sanity

...campaigned as a conservative Democrat, but his voting record shows his loyalties are with President Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, not the voters of Georgia's 12th U.S. House District.Based on his voting history, Barrow garnered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-16/vote-fiscal-sanity