Recent News


For information on the 2019 Legislative Conference, the recent Local Government Attorneys' Institute, online resources for Planning and Zoning officials, and more, check out the new edition of the Carolina Counties newsletter.Read more


This was a busy week at the General Assembly. The Governor gave his State of the State address on Wednesday outlining his budget priorities. These include tax relief in the form of a rebate check of approximately $200 per tax payer, an income tax reduction, and a merit-based 2 percent raise for state employees. There was also movement on several bills that are SCAC policy positions and will be discussed below.

 SCAC’s Mid-Year Conference, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 19, provides an excellent opportunity to meet with your legislators and discuss issues... Read more


Special thanks to Rep. Bill Sandifer, Chairman of the House
Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee for meeting
with SCAC staff.

The General Assembly officially began the second year of a two-year session on Tuesday. This being the second year of the session, there is considerable pending legislation. SCAC staff expects the... Read more


State Revolving Fund Workshop

February 19, 2020

Check In: 9:00 a.m.
Workshop: 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the RIA will be holding a FREE half day workshop to provide technical and financial information necessary to apply for infrastructure project funding from the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) Programs.

“Low Cost Financing for Infrastructure”
Midlands Technical College—Northeast Campus
Technology Center... Read more


SCAC will continue to offer training on OSHA topics again this year. Please circulate the OSHA class schedule to employees and managers and encourage them to register for classes. There must be at least 12 confirmed registrations to hold a class. Certificates of risk management continuing education hours will be issued to all participants. Even though employees may have attended a class on these topics recently, we strongly encourage them... Read more