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nraacct
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:05:16 AM

Legislators said Monday that a tentative agreement could provide $800 million for road and bridge work across South Carolina without raising taxes.

A three-part infrastructure compromise approved by a panel of House and Senate members would provide up to $141 million in state taxes toward infrastructure in the fiscal year that starts July 1. The measure was crucial for a separate panel reaching agreement hours later on the overall budget plan for 2013-14.


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SUNOIL
Champion Author Toledo

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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:42:07 PM

Good fix them roads
Flashcube
All-Star Author Nashville

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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 5:08:27 PM

We need to repair bridges and road is all states. ANY work is good news anywhere in the U.S.
BigTruc
Champion Author Memphis

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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 1:49:37 PM

be like NIKE --- Just Do It!
MadFueler
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 1:27:09 PM

Good - they need it down there.
thizben
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 1:03:34 PM

that's cool. I wonder if they'll be able to keep the promise of no tax increase. But infrastructure spending is desperately needed in this country.
DanMtz
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 12:46:26 PM

$800 million won't get you too much, so don't get your hopes up.
humblepie
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 12:41:16 PM

just take it back out of the general fund where all our tax money goes for social programs
nybearhunter
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 12:00:06 PM

no tax increase, no way.
mastermariner
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 11:12:18 AM

Could, but will happen
Discovery02
Champion Author Colorado Springs

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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 11:03:11 AM

Compromise? Agreement? You can't possibly be talking about politicians in the U.S. !
Nikontraveler
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 10:45:30 AM

@Bttlecat. Not true. In most states at least some of the taxes collected at the pump go to road and bridge repairs. Unfortunately in most states the money goes into the general fund to pay off the likes of union/employee pensions.
busybee49
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 10:20:34 AM

Somebody needs to be spending some cash on the roads and bridges. Many are in sorry shape.
Bttlecat
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:18:41 AM

A state budget report that has almost nothing to do with anything related to this forum.
madison8359
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:10:09 AM

Let's see if they can do something positive.
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