SC Legislative Update – 8.1.22
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer Legislative Update The board of economic advisors met and Strong collections continued into June with 9.9 percent General Fund revenue growth for the month, bringing total fiscal year-to-date growth to 23.1 percent. Year-to-date collections are currently $717.0 million ahead of the revised May 2022 estimate which was roughly $1...
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SC Legislative Update – 7.4.22
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer Legislative and Funding Updates The House and Senate officially wrapped up session on June 28th with several budget vetoes from the Governor.  The new State Budget went into effect July 1.  As part of the budget is a new division for motor carriers at the SCDMV.  Brian Carlson has...
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SC Legislative Update – 6.20.22
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer As you all know, South Carolina recently held their primary elections.  There was a lot of movement with seven incumbents losing and a runoff between two other incumbents drawn into the same district.  What this means with retirements and losses at least 22 new house members will be in...
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SC Legislative Update – 6.1.22
SC Legislative Update By Ben Homeyer $642,500 to fund the Be Pro Be Proud mobile workforce program   $453 million for road projects at SCDOT   $65 million for commercial airport upgrades   Proposed $124 million for technical college tuition to get more folks in to CDL, construction, manufacturing and other skilled trades.     The...
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SC Legislative Update – 5.16.22
SC Legislative Updates By Ben Homeyer Legislative and Funding Updates The House and Senate adjourned Sine Die May 12th, marking the official end of the legislative session.  There is still a lot of unfinished business. Numerous conference committees will be meeting in the coming weeks to sort out differences between House and Senate legislation.  Legislators...
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