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April 13, 2018

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Senate Completes Floor Debate on State Budget; Crossover Deadline Passes

Regarding the fate of Santee Cooper, a Senate budget amendment tweaked the makeup of a study committee that would determine if a sale of the state-owned utility is in the best interest of ratepayers and puts a transparent process in place to vet...
April 13, 2018

Apply Now for SCACPA’s Free Speaker Training Academy

You have the knowledge. Now it’s time to give it a voice. SCACPA will host the latest installment of our Speaker Training Academy for two and a half days on June 26-28, and we are now accepting enrollment applications for this free...
April 12, 2018

Report Examines Tax Returns Released by SC Governor Candidates

The group of candidates for the office of South Carolina Governor earned a median of $394,000 a year from 2014 to 2016, based on submitted tax returns, about eight times higher than the median SC household figure $49,500. The analysis was based on...
April 11, 2018

Newspaper Quotes SCACPA CEO in Story About SC Taxpayers Filing for Extensions

With South Carolina not yet close to Conformity with new Federal tax laws, the Post and Courier published an article in its edition of Sunday, April 8, that considers the headaches that can be in order if SC taxpayers have to maintain two separate...
April 6, 2018

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: House Returns from Furlough; Tighter Oversight of Santee Cooper Moves Forward

The SCACPA Advocacy team continues to monitor the progress of Conformity Bill H. 5162 and is eager for the House Ways and Means Committee to post its hearing date. Meanwhile, by a vote of 104-7, the House approved a bill that aims to provide more...
April 6, 2018

News Roundup

Average SC Teacher’s Pay is $10,000 Below National Average The average teacher’s salary of $48,769 in South Carolina is about $10,000 below the national average and nearly $2,200 less than the 16-state Southeastern average, according to...