budget topic page
6:56 am on Sunday August 31, 2014
Although the nation as a whole is seeing more tax dollars, a fiscal check of The Palmetto State shows that we're still beneath the pre-Great Recession mark for fiscal health — and that includes fewer jobs for 25- to 54-year-olds. News comes out of a...
7:49 am on Monday April 28, 2014
via The Sun News: Myrtle Beach residents could have to pay a membership fee to use the Chapin Memorial Library if the City Council approves recommendations made Sunday night by city staff at their annual budget retreat. City Council members did not...
7:59 am on Monday March 3, 2014
Coast RTA is bracing for funding cuts from Horry County Council. Myers Rollins, the local bus service’s CEO, told the Coast board this week that he’s preparing two budgets: one that includes the more than $1 million the county typically provides and...
6:43 am on Friday October 18, 2013
Congress' bill to end the 16-day government shutdown was only signed by two of South Carolina's eight elected representatives, here are why they said yes or no.
11:40 am on Tuesday October 8, 2013
Despite the 1st Congressional District's heavy dependence on federal funds and jobs, Rep. Mark Sanford is holding the line on withholding a government budget to force policy change.
10:50 pm on Monday October 7, 2013
A legal interpretation of legislation passed to support active duty military during the government shutdown is letting nearly 2300 furloughed employees at Parris Island head back to work, and some 400 at the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort.
8:44 am on Tuesday October 1, 2013
The former governor, now Rep. Mark Sanford voted three times within the last week to delay Obamacare.
4:56 am on Tuesday October 1, 2013
From federal parks, to courts, to Department of Defense employees, to schools, airports, and more, not all federally funded institutions in the Charleston area will be effected the same by the shutdown — just don't try to catch a boat tour to Fort...
4:44 am on Tuesday October 1, 2013
As of midnight, the federal government is technically out of cash, but not all federally funded services will be impacted equally.
2:57 am on Monday September 2, 2013
Not only did South Carolina end this fiscal year with a surplus of $68 million, but the state's $6.2 billion budget also tucked $282 million into a rain day fund. Still, both are a far cry from the budget deficits of 2007 to 2009.