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Haley opposes $500 million borrowing bill

...R-Laurens, said the comparison makes no sense, since the bond bill doesn't add to debt spending, and the Ways and Means Committee advanced a balanced budget proposal for 2015-16, as it must."Her goal is the national stage and I'm not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-25/haley-opposes-500-millio
Proposal to fire SC State trustees advances with objection

...proposal to temporarily close the school for a massive overhaul. That idea was doomed from the start, and the House Ways and Means Committee advanced a plan last week to fire Elzey and the entire board. But it wouldn't take effect until July 1. Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-25/proposal-fire-sc-state-tr
Senate panel to consider firing SC State trustees, appointing new board

...Carolina's only public historically black college.Leatherman filed the proposal last week, a day after the House Ways and Means Committee advanced a similar proposal as part of its budget plan.That committee's proposal, however, wouldn't take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-24/senate-panel-consider-fir
Ga. boat titles may come with new option

...compared to the 6.25 percent ad valorem rate used now on boats and automobiles.It's pending in the House Ways and Means Committee awaiting a hearing.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-20/ga-boat-titles-may-come-
South Carolina senators join the call to replace leadership of financially troubled SC State

...newspaper. "It's obvious to everyone that they seem to keep getting deeper and deeper in the hole."The House Ways and Means Committee advanced a similar idea earlier this week. U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn and his wife, both 1961 S.C. State graduates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/south-carolina-senators-join-
Bill to create titles for boat ownership in Georgia

...optimistic because his plan would be optional and would institute a 4 percent tax rate compared with the 6.25 percent ad valorem rate used now on boats and automobiles.The measure is awaiting a hearing by the House Ways and Means Committee.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/bill-create-titles-boat-owner
Clyburn says alma mater South Carolina State needs to replace President Thomas Elzey

...South Carolina State University as a first step toward bringing the troubled school back to fiscal solvency.The Ways and Means Committee voted unanimously to put the proposal in its budget plan for the coming fiscal year, as a substitute for last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-18/clyburn-says-alma-mater-s
House panel proposes temporarily closing SC State University

...problems, said Rep. Jim Merrill, R-Charleston, the chairman of the panel that advanced the idea to the full Ways and Means Committee.Under his panel's proposal, the university founded in 1896 would undergo a massive reorganization during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-10/house-panel-proposes-temp
Policy changes aren't enough

...only to come home and be extorted," Clyde said Wednesday to the oversight subcommittee of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.Ways and Means, along with a House Judiciary subcommittee, is looking into changing or abolishing the asset...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-16/policy-changes-arent-
Legislative Black Caucus asks SC State president to resign

...radical change. A separate budget-writing panel voted 7-1 later Wednesday to advance the idea to the full Ways and Means Committee.It calls for the 119-year-old college to close for at least one year, while the state pays off the university's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-11/legislative-black-caucus-