Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    1:35 PM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: Daily News Article Discussions > Topics Add to favorite topics  
Author Topic: Compromise could provide $800M for SC roads Back to Topics
nraacct

Champion Author
North Carolina

Posts:8,735
Points:1,710,860
Joined:Jul 2004
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.


Visit Associated Press for full article
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
SUNOIL
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:7,404
Points:2,371,435
Joined:Jul 2007
Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:42:07 PM

Good fix them roads
Profile Pic
Flashcube
All-Star Author Nashville

Posts:705
Points:451,330
Joined:Jan 2013
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.
Profile Pic
BigTruc
Champion Author Memphis

Posts:1,361
Points:1,064,200
Joined:Jul 2004
Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 1:49:37 PM

be like NIKE --- Just Do It!
Profile Pic
MadFueler
Champion Author Winston-Salem

Posts:3,354
Points:630,915
Joined:Sep 2012
Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 1:27:09 PM

Good - they need it down there.
Profile Pic
thizben
All-Star Author Phoenix

Posts:705
Points:326,370
Joined:May 2011
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.
Profile Pic
DanMtz
Champion Author Oakland

Posts:5,528
Points:1,701,565
Joined:Oct 2009
Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 12:46:26 PM

$800 million won't get you too much, so don't get your hopes up.
Profile Pic
humblepie
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:53,441
Points:2,831,735
Joined:Mar 2006
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
Profile Pic
nybearhunter
Champion Author New York

Posts:2,050
Points:371,950
Joined:Jul 2012
Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 12:00:06 PM

no tax increase, no way.
Profile Pic
mastermariner
Champion Author Texas

Posts:12,282
Points:934,810
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 11:12:18 AM

Could, but will happen
Profile Pic
Discovery02
Champion Author Colorado Springs

Posts:6,610
Points:753,445
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 11:03:11 AM

Compromise? Agreement? You can't possibly be talking about politicians in the U.S. !
Profile Pic
Nikontraveler
Champion Author Los Angeles

Posts:1,621
Points:941,815
Joined:Mar 2011
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.
Profile Pic
busybee49
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:185,680
Points:558,695
Joined:Jun 2011
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.
Profile Pic
Bttlecat
Champion Author Oklahoma City

Posts:1,697
Points:337,935
Joined:Jan 2013
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.
Profile Pic
madison8359
Champion Author Cleveland

Posts:14,718
Points:2,051,155
Joined:Apr 2008
Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:10:09 AM

Let's see if they can do something positive.
Post a reply Back to Topics