January 31, 2023

The Nerve

Where Government Gets Exposed

Harrell Admits Parts of Budget Have Grown

By Jonathon Hill
Citizen Reporter

When asked during an Oct. 21 meeting with Upstate grassroots leaders who’s driving the increases in spending, Harrell said that was a misnomer. “The budget’s actually smaller than it has been.” But when it was pointed out that the state’s overall budget for FY 2010-11 actually increased from the previous year, Harrell conceded that parts of the budget had actually increased.


We need your help to continue our mission of holding government officials accountable! As part of the South Carolina Policy Council, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization, we rely on donations to operate. Please consider giving today so we can keep bringing accountability to government. It’s your power, and it’s time to take it back!
The Nerve