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S.C. gets money from bank in settlement

...million to his office's budget for 2013-14."I've got some concerns about those attorney fees," said Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, asking his colleagues to vote "no."Of the $9 million being wired to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-23/sc-gets-money-bank-settlement
South Carolina legislators attempt to hash out budget deal

...said White, R-Anderson. "I think we made you a fantastic offer. We're pretty much done."With White and Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman both adamant that their chambers would agree to nothing else, the committee remained deadlocked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-22/south-carolina-legislato
Gov. Haley's vetoes eliminate 2 SC agencies

...their people. I know the people of this state don't want it. The people of this state want tax relief."Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman said the term "pork project" is a misnomer. He said the projects represent investments in different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-07-06/gov-haleys-vetoes-elimin
Haley, senators disagree on progress of government restructuring bill

...be a death sentence. It would've been, Massey said, without the agreement for date-certain debate.But Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman said he has no intention of stalling the legislation, but rather wanted his committee to study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-29/haley-senators-disagree-progress-go
SC lawmakers try to prevent new security breach

...the system and make it up to the 6.4 million people and businesses exposed is what the state needs to pay, Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, said Tuesday."When the government requires citizens to give their information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-23/sc-lawmakers-try-prevent-new-
Boeing investing another $1 billion, creating 2,000 new jobs in S.C.

...spokeswoman Candy Eslinger.Incentive bills were introduced in both the state House and Senate in Columbia on Tuesday.Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman said he's in awe of Boeing's expansion plans."Our state could very well become the aerospace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-09/boeing-investing-another-1
Gov. Nikki Haley says South Carolina Senate must cut more taxes

...Congress and said they should learn from the budget crisis caused by the Great Recession: "Don't spend it all."Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman said they're not. He noted the budget plan already includes $752 million in tax relief, most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-05-15/gov-nikki-haley-says-south-ca
SC Senate passes measure to keep government running

...giving $40 million in relief this coming year while phasing in the rest in 2013-14. Without discussion, Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, immediately counteroffered with a deal he says focuses on the truly small businesses...

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

...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 in four years. Furloughs had reduced workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-08/south-carolina-budget-board-bucks-l
Expert to begin evaluating S.C. computer systems

...chairwoman of the five-member oversight board, after the meeting. "This is going to be something ongoing."Senate Finance Chairman Hugh Leatherman, a board member, made clear the recommendations would be followed."Whatever comes out, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-29/expert-begin-evaluating-sc-computer