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What’s Happening in SC on Thursday, 10/15

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TRANSPARENCY 

3 months later, conservancy group receives public records from Clemson University

http://www.independentmail.com/news/2009/oct/14/clemson-provides-records-conservancy-group/ 

Jasper port panel executive session meeting in violation of state FOIA laws

http://www.islandpacket.com/1482/story/1000738.html 

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

USC and City of Columbia take step toward TIF; taxpayer price tag is $153.9M

http://www.free-times.com/index.php?cat=1992912064025693&ShowArticle_ID=11011310092294580 

 

FEDERAL STIMULUS WATCH 

Clemson Area Transit receives $2.5M in federal stimulus

http://www.independentmail.com/news/2009/oct/14/clemson-area-transit-gets-state-funding-new-headqu/

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20091015/NEWS/910150312/1004/NEWS01/CAT-gets-stimulus-money-for-bus-headquarters 

Former weapons plant gets big chunk of S.C. stimulus

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20091014/NEWS/910140343/1004/NEWS01/Former-weapons-plant-gets-big-chunk-of-state-stimulus 

Jasper schools receive nearly $90K in federal stimulus for energy improvements

http://www.islandpacket.com/news/local/story/999439.html 

 

STATEHOUSE WATCH

Myrtle Beach asks for property tax breaks from the General Assembly

http://www.thesunnews.com/local/v-print/story/1115667.html 

SC Homeowners Association Act debate intensifies in Myrtle Beach

http://www.thesunnews.com/news/local/story/1117222.html 

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT 

Georgetown County plans on hold as Council projects $14M loss for capital improvement projects

http://www.thesunnews.com/local/v-print/story/1115743.html 

 

EDUCATION 

Oconee schools take $1.1M hit to budget; officials say they were prepared

http://www.independentmail.com/news/2009/oct/13/oconee-schools-take-11-million-hit-budget/ 

http://www.upstatetoday.com/news/2009/oct/13/sdoc-addresses-11-million-budget-cut/ 

Darlington County School Board evaluates $1.58M in proposed budget cuts

http://www2.scnow.com/scp/news/local/pee_dee/article/knight_proposes_1.58_million_in_new_darlington_school_budget_cuts/80512/

Sumter School Boards discuss consolidation

http://www.theitem.com/article/20091014/ITNEWS01/710149923/0/ITNEWS

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Written by SC Policy Council

October 15, 2009 at 1:09 pm

Posted in News & Media

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