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What’s Happening in SC on Thursday, 10/29

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SCPC IN THE NEWS…

Policy Council: Lawmakers Created the Illusion of Economic Growth with Boeing

http://forums.goupstate.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/8661098265/m/5661093539

http://www.wistv.com/Global/story.asp?S=11402281

http://www.thestate.com/local/story/1003977.html

http://www.wmbfnews.com/Global/story.asp?s=11402281&clienttype=printable

Policy Council Cited in Jackson Free Press Story About Health Insurance Reform 

http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/index.php/site/comments/barbours_medicaid_letter_a_half_truth_102809/

 

FEDERAL STIMULUS WATCH

Oconee County School District Receives $300,00 in Federal Stimulus Funds

http://www.upstatetoday.com/news/2009/oct/28/school-benefit-300k-stimulus-money/

Colleges Use Stimulus Funds to Improve Energy Efficiency

http://www2.scnow.com/scp/news/local/pee_dee/article/colleges_use_stimulus_funds_to_improve_energy_efficiency/83608/

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Oconee County Explores Spending $17.4M to Build New Jail Next to Existing Facility (follow up)

http://www.upstatetoday.com/news/2009/ pre=””>oct/28/oconee-considers-building-regional-jail/

Taxpayers in Lexington, Richland counties, City of Columbia Could See Tax Increases to Pay for Riverbanks Zoo Upgrades

http://www.thestate.com/breaking/story/1002160.html

 

HOW IT ENDED UP

Greenville County Council Gives Itself Guidelines for Dispersement of Accommodations Tax; Refuses to Require Enforcement Mechanism

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20091028/OPINION/910280342/1009/Use-hotel-tax-more-effectively

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Written by SC Policy Council

October 29, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Posted in News & Media

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