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February 18, 2016

Senate Debates Road Funding Bill!

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On Wednesday, February 17th, the SC Senate began debating H. 3569, the road funding bill. The Senate is debating an amendment proffered by Senator Joel Lourie (D-Richland) and Senator Ray Cleary (R-Georgetown).

The amendment would do the following: 
1) Increase funding to SCDOT in the amount of $722 million by its fifth year, through a combination of fee and tax increases

2) Provide for $400 million in through a series of income tax reductions and tax credits

3) Reform SCDOT and the State Infrastructure Bank

Senator Tom Davis (R-Beaufort) held the floor in opposition to the road funding bill as of Wednesday afternoon.

Please contact your Senator and ask for his or her support in passing a road funding bill this session!

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