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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 budget unlikely before fiscal year begins

...more a year for roadwork by raising that tax and other fees.With those bills stuck in the Senate, the House Ways and Means Committee advanced a separate bill that would spend roughly $300 million in additional revenue that state economic advisers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-08/sc-budget-unlikely-fiscal-yea
South Carolina legislators OK Haley's request to borrow $123 million for Volvo

...projections, giving the Legislature full discretion over an additional $300 million.On Monday, the House Ways and Means Committee advanced a supplemental budget bill that would put $70 million of that toward the promised site preparations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/south-carolina-legislators
SC lawmakers debate how to best use tax windfall

...in the budget, as lottery profits no longer cover all scholarships the state's obligated to fund.The House Ways and Means Committee has called a special meeting Monday to craft a supplemental budget bill that spends the additional revenue.By...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-29/sc-lawmakers-debate-how-best-
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
Governor signs bill to fire SC State trustees

...Curtis Loftis, Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, Senate Education Committee Chairman John Courson, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brian White, and Rep. Jim Merrill, Ways and Means' higher education subcommittee chairman.Declining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-07/governor-signs-bill-fire-sc-s