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SC lawmakers debate certificate of need program

...gotten a committee hearing.Lawmakers also are preparing for another round of intense lobbying. Several House Ways and Means Committee members said the Statehouse is packed with lobbyists from medical firms vying for their time at every turn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/sc-lawmakers-debate-certifica
Hello? 8M phone calls unanswered as IRS cut taxpayer service

...than 30 minutes, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Wednesday.A new staff report by Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee says the IRS diverted millions from taxpayer services and other areas to pay for President Barack Obama's health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-22/hello-8m-phone-calls-unans
South Carolina Senate leader revives proposal of borrowing for construction projects statewide

...governor saying she would veto any Senate bond bill. She issued a similar threat earlier this year when the House Ways and Means Committee proposed borrowing $500 million for projects statewide.House leaders moved to kill the idea during its budget...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-16/south-carolina-senate-le
Road funding plan sent to SC House floor

...plans to get more money for South Carolina roads to their full chambers.The plan passed Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee would lower the state gas tax by 6 cents and raise the sales tax on fuel by 6 percent. It moves around other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-26/road-funding-plan-sent-s
SC senators advance bill that raises $800 million for roads

...plan is a nonstarter. ... If she wants to veto it, she'll have that opportunity."On Thursday, the House Ways and Means Committee will take up two bills. One would raise about $400 million yearly for road construction, while the other would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-25/sc-senators-advance-bill-raises-800
Borrowing plan's defeat causes cuts to SLED, K-12

...cash, Republican House members on Thursday rejected the idea of borrowing $500 million for building projects. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian White ended up making the motion to kill his panel's proposal.A $275 million borrowing compromise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/borrowing-plans-defeat-c
Georgia may lower state income tax

...major overhaul would pass in this year's legislative session since Tuesday is the final meeting for the House Ways and Means Committee to act. At least the bill has sparked conversation and may set up a vote next year."Tax reform is really hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-02/ga-republicans-take-anot
Suspended SC State president sues school

...the Legisla ture moved closer Tuesday to firing all trustees.A House panel advanced a measure to the full Ways and Means Committee that would put the state's financial oversight board temporarily in charge of the university until it gets out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-03/suspended-sc-state-president-
Measure would end Georgia tax break on jet fuel

...these smaller communities can't afford to do," said Rep. Jay Powell, the Camilla Repub li can who heads the Ways and Means committee considering the bill. "Just like the Internet has made rural Georgia accessible to companies, this also will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/measure-would-end-georgia-tax
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