South Carolina residents may be able to enter federal buildings, military bases, and board airplanes in the coming months, in accordance with a state-administered federal identification law. On Thursday, the […]
State residents may need special identification to enter federal buildings and military bases, and to board airplanes under a bill before the state House. A House Education and Public Works […]
A special state House committee is again tackling South Carolina’s convoluted tax structure. But structuring a fairer, flatter, lower tax system—as committee chairman, House Speaker Pro Tempore Tommy Pope has […]
After years in the making, two ethics reform proposals finally passed through the state Senate. House members will now either have to approve the Senate’s proposals or work out their differences on the bills.
The state House approved a measure to reform the Transportation Department, 113-6 on Wednesday. The amendment stripped from a Senate-passed plan $400 million annually in general fund revenues targeted for roads repairs.
Several House Republicans have called the Senate-passed roads plan irresponsible budgeting—even as the state Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office reports that the House plan will garner far less than the $427 million for roads initially estimated for fiscal year 2015-2016.