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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-
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
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
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
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
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