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5:04 am on Wednesday October 27, 2010

Board of Trustees scales back USC Beaufort tuition increase

The University of South Carolina's Board of Trustees on Tuesday scaled back tuition increases at several branch campuses, including USCB which was supposed to see a 9.5 percent increase.  Instead, USCB will jump up by 7 percent. You can read...
4:43 am on Tuesday October 12, 2010

Sanford questions potential conflict of interest in Port of Port Royal sale

Gov. Mark Sanford hinted at potential conflict of interest when the S.C. Budget and Control board approved the sale of the Port of Port Royal earlier this month. Now the governor has put those concerns in writing in an op-ed piece that ran in the...
4:49 am on Thursday July 1, 2010

Port deal in jeopardy? (updated)

Updated July 1: The Beaufort Gazette has confirmed that the S.C. Budget and Control Board again has delayed a vote on the sale of the Port of Port Royal. The board now isn't expected to meet until Aug. 10. Read the Gazette article here. First...
12:39 pm on Saturday June 19, 2010

Proposed sale of Port of Port Royal land may face Sanford block

The long, long awaited sale of the Port of Port Royal land just got a bit iffier (once again) after Gov. Mark Sanford (once again) expressed hesitations about the deal and may move to block the sale when it goes for approval by the S.C. Budget and...
9:42 am on Thursday December 11, 2008

Budget board: All state agencies must cut spending by 7 percent

Image by Flickr user GlobalMouserImage by 20081211-budget-cut.jpg Update December 11: There's an article over at The Post and Courier -- though I think it may be from an Upstate newspaper -- about how the cut could disproportionately hit the state'...
6:45 am on Wednesday August 13, 2008

State cuts 3% across the board

The S.C. Budget and Control Board has decided that every state agency has to trim spending this fiscal year, which began July 1, in response to gloomy economic expectations. The move passed the board by a vote of 3-2 on Tuesday, and Gov. Mark...
1:54 pm on Monday August 4, 2008

Let's have a look at state salaries ...

The Post and Courier decided to take a look this week at the pay packages for many state employees, including Gov. Mark Sanford, Clemson football coach Tommy Bowden, and many others. The point was to get an idea of how state payroll funds get...
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