Included in the evening’s final newscast:
— A state Senate panel advanced a proposal that increases the gas tax by 12 cents per-gallon over the next six years, more than the House approved.
— Gov. Henry McMaster again reiterated that he opposes raising the tax.
— A House effort to prevent local governments from banning plastic bags and styrofoam coolers failed by one vote.
— Authorities say the body of a missing Hanahan woman was found inside her car that was towed three days earlier.