We all have room to improve, and there’s something about a new, blank calendar that motivates us to do so. That’s why many of us recently made resolutions to better ourselves in some way -- perhaps to exercise more or kick a bad habit.
The S.C. Department of Transportation wants approval to spend about $139 million more in state gas-tax-hike money for next fiscal year, though the agency as of October was sitting on a $955 million cash surplus generated from the revenues.
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.
2 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)
3 And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.
The S.C. Department of Commerce wants $100 million more in state funding for next fiscal year – which represents nearly 80% of its entire current budget – for an unspecified “infrastructure” program.
There is one thing that every serious legal scholar, regardless of his or her opinion on abortion, can agree on: The 1973 Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade is a goofy ad hoc abomination of a legal decision.
Every married couple understands the difference between hearing and listening.
You can hear your spouse express frustration or relay concerns, but if you aren’t listening and engaged with the topic at hand, the communication is going to be lacking.
South Carolina Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is stepping up for retirement security for Americans.
The ranking member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, Scott recently released a report titled “The American Dream in our Golden Years: Improving Retirement Security and Building Independence.”
As a special legislative panel considers a yet-to-be-revealed road funding proposal, the state Department of Transportation continues to plod along in fixing South Carolina’s bad roads and bridges while sitting on a massive reserve created with the 2017 gas-tax-hike law.
About a decade ago, a father said goodbye to his only daughter, a preschooler who loves her daddy very much. She was too young to understand that she would not see him again for six months.
He had been deployed by the U.S. military to the Middle East.
Once again, the state’s chief revenue forecasters have grossly overestimated the popularity of an income tax credit that legislators created with the 2017 gas-tax-hike law.