A roundup of what’s making news in South Carolina state government
The South Carolina House of Representatives gave its early approval Tuesday of a $24.5 billion spending plan (including $7 billion in General Fund tax revenue) for the next fiscal year. The 115-2 vote followed a more than 12-hour session in which well over 100 amendments were proposed, accepted or rejected.
The House will send the budget to the Senate after another procedural vote Wednesday morning.
The sole “no” votes were State Reps. Ralph Norman, R-Tega Cay, and Bakari Sellers, D-Bamberg.
Here’s a brief roundup of what’s included: