In addition to the income tax cuts and increase to the state’s rainy day fund, McMaster proposes investments in several industries.
South Carolina General Assembly
South Carolina lawmakers return to Columbia on Tuesday with a lot of money to spend. The General Assembly has some $4 billion extra to spend between the booming economy, federal COVID-19 relief money and money set aside in case the economy crashed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I think it’s very clear that if we are not called back in, this is going to land in courts for them to make a decision,” said Rep. Russell Ott from St. Matthews. “All we’re simply saying is that’s not necessary.”
The South Carolina General Assembly will start its final week of the 2021 session with several consequential bills on their agendas. The House has on its calendar a bill to throw South Carolina’s name on a list of states calling for a convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators will again debate sending more money to the state’s roads, and all signs point to some late nights. The Senate comes into session at noon Tuesday. Sen Tom Davis will be on the floor when the debate starts. The Beaufort Republican blocked action on the bill last week, seeking to change the board…