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The blog of the South Carolina Policy Council

What’s Happening in SC on Wednesday, 10/28

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Property Taxes

A referendum might force a second look at point of sale bill

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2009/oct/27/controversial-bill-may-get-2nd-look/

Education

Kershaw County schools cut administrative jobs in the face of budget cuts

http://www.thestate.com/local/story/1002157.html

Federal Stimulus Watch

Valley Public Service Authority needs more funding along with the $2 million in stimulus funds already in place

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/28/met_553540.shtml

$29,875 in stimulus funds to be used for road upgrades in McBee

http://www2.scnow.com/scp/news/local/pee_dee/article/stimuls_funds_to_be_used_for_refuge_road_upgrade/83410/

School District of Oconee County receives $311,823 in stimulus funds for energy efficiency improvements

http://www.independentmail.com/news/2009/oct/27/school-district-oconee-county-receives-311823-ener/

Abbeville County Library System awarded $11,000 in stimulus funds

http://www.indexjournal.com/articles/2009/10/28/news/f1028%20funds.txt

Berkeley schools to make cuts after receiving stimulus funds

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2009/oct/28/berkeley-schools-lose-3-million/

Local Government

Oconee considers whether or not to refund surplus to taxpayers

http://www.upstatetoday.com/news/2009/oct/27/county-tax-refunds-are-rare-not-new/

But is still considering a tax increase to fund capital projects?

http://www.upstatetoday.com/news/2009/oct/27/officials-mulling-local-option-tax/

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Written by SC Policy Council

October 28, 2009 at 12:14 pm

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