Both chambers passed an almost $14 billion budget which includes income tax cuts and almost a billion dollars on road improvement.
Gov. Henry McMaster
Politicians in South Carolina have also weighed in on the issue, including a candidate for governor and the current governor himself.
Since Tuesday, South Carolinians have been able to cast their ballots in state primary elections.
Lawmakers will return June 15th and 28th to work on the budget, a select other specific bills and any vetoes from the governor.
A South Carolina bill signed today will provide an extended voluntary foster care program when a child ages out of foster care on their 18th birthday.
CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT: SC governor joins state agencies and organizations to recognize growing issue
If you need to report child abuse or neglect, you can contact the DSS hotline anonymously to help someone in need.
The major general says the future is not just bright because of military facilities but also the men and women of the military.
McMaster says all districts will see an increase in funds through the proposal.
Henry McMaster has lived in the governor’s mansion for more than five years and is hoping to stay for four more. However, today a Democratic challenger submitted her name for the race.
“We extensively and comprehensively measured the pay of our officers and found in many cases that it was inadequate,” McMaster said.