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Plenty of pork in proposed state agency budgets for 2020-21

November 22, 2019

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By RICK BRUNDRETT With $1.8 billion more in projected general funds in the state budget for next fiscal year, state agencies are hoping to fulfill their growing wish lists. Their taxpayer-funded requests collectively include millions for such things as promoting private sporting events, businesses and products, along with potentially generous handouts to select companies. Consider […]

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S.C. House budgets millions for little-known Commerce fund

March 17, 2018

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By RICK BRUNDRETT In December 2016, the S.C. Department of Commerce quietly announced it was relaunching an online tool to connect companies seeking to locate in the state with available industrial sites, buildings and office space. But “LocateSC” is much more than a website – especially with a $10 million taxpayer price tag attached to […]

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