Harrell Admits Parts of Budget Have Grown

November 2, 2010

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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.