South Carolina

Senators want governor to name comptroller after $3.5B error

The legislative fallout over a $3.5 billion accounting blunder by South Carolina's comptroller general took a new turn Tuesday as lawmakers moved to make his job a gubernatorial appointment instead of an elected position.

The legislative fallout over a $3.5 billion accounting blunder by South Carolina’s comptroller general took a new turn Tuesday as lawmakers moved to make his job a gubernatorial appointment instead of an elected position.