Monday, May 4, 2015 9:46:00 AM
TheState.com recently ran a guest editorial by Torrey Rush and Johnny W. Jeffcoat regarding the state legislature's shared responsibility to deliver services and functions to residents of S.C. Click here to view the Rush/Jeffcoat editorial.
Monday, March 9, 2015 4:21:00 PM
TheState.com recently recently ran an editorial that discusses the state's infrastructure with regard to funding for roads. View the article here.
Monday, March 9, 2015 4:17:00 PM
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:33:00 PM
The Aiken Standard recently ran an editorial that discusses the state's infrastructure with regard to roads and local governments. View the article here.
Friday, January 16, 2015 11:18:00 AM
GoUpstate.com recently ran an article by Felicia Kitzmiller that discusses the Spartanburg County's efforts to address state funding. View the article here.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 12:05:00 PM
The Island Packet recently ran an article by Tim Smith that discusses the legislature's ability to agree on a solutions for fixing S.C. roads. View the article here.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:06:00 PM
Published PostandCourier.com on June 16, 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:34:00 AM
The Dorchester County Council passed a 2014-2015 fiscal year budget Monday night that included cuts necessitated, in part, by a shortfall in state funding. For the seventh year in a row, the state legislature is decreasing funds to local governments through the Local Government Fund. Dorchester County's share remains the same as fiscal year 2013-2014 at $5.159 million, leaving the county funded at about 73 percent of what it should be according to state statute, county officials said.
Read the full article here
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 3:36:00 PM
Published by TheState.com on May 5, 2014
The State recently ran an editorial by Tracy Glantz that discusses the legislature's responsibility to fund the LGF. Click here to read the article.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 11:17:00 AM
The Spartanburg Herald-Journal ran the following two articles on GoUpstate.com regarding the Senate Finance Committee’s cut to the Local Government Fund and the impact this cut could have on Spartanburg County.
Senate committee votes to raise your county and municipal taxes
SC Senate plan to cut money to local governments could impact Spartanburg County