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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
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-