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Ex-SC House member indicted for misconduct after sexual harassment claim

...chairman of the House agriculture and natural resources committee for the previous two terms. He moved to the Ways and Means Committee after last November's election to his sixth term.Attorney and former Horry County executive committeeman Russell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-02/ex-sc-house-member-indicted-miscond
Rep. Paul Ryan elected new House speaker

...has strong ties with all wings of the GOP. Past chairman of the House Budget Committee and current head of the Ways and Means Committee, he has put his imprint on deficit reduction, tax, health and trade legislation - prime subjects that have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-29/rep-paul-ryan-elected-new-ho
McCarthy out of speaker race

...be a candidate," said Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the former vice presidential nominee who now chairs the Ways and Means Committee. But Ryan was under intense pressure to reconsider, including from Boehner and McCarthy himself."I would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-10-08/mccarthy-out-speaker-race
Trimming Georgia income tax could spook investors

...them to be very cautious," he said Friday after addressing a science-education group.This month, the House Ways and Means Committee held the first of a series of hearings on a bill that would shrink the income tax from 6 percent to 4 and compensate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-30/trimming-georgia-income-
House Republicans nominate Paul Ryan as speaker

...Rep. Daniel Webster of Florida.Ryan initially preferred to keep his current job as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, where his domain includes taxes and health programs and trade ? issues where he's sought to put his imprint...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-28/house-republicans-nominate-p
Much work remains before a South Carolina budget is possible

...state government running after June 30 with a continuing resolution. WHAT'S NEXT? The House will take up the Ways and Means Committee's supplemental spending proposal, which includes $150 million for roadwork and $70 million toward incentives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-13/much-work-remains-south-carol
South Carolina's 'disappointing' legislative session ends without a state budget

...go toward tax relief and education. The Legislature has full discretion of roughly $300 million.The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday unanimously advanced a supplemental budget bill that would distribute $150 million of that to counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-04/south-carolinas-disappoi
Borrowing costs of Volvo incentives package could tally $87 million due to creative financing

...borrow to fund the site preparation and road improvements for the future plant in Berkeley County.The House Ways and Means Committee advanced a supplemental budget bill on Monday that would put $70 million of a newly available windfall toward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-02/borrowing-costs-volvo-incenti
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