Budget leaders don’t yet support Haley’s tax plan

The South Carolina Statehouse

COLUMBIA, S.C. – More South Carolina motorists would travel on good roads if lawmakers enact Gov. Nikki Haley’s tax and roads plan, but legislators may have to decide in advance what services they would cut if growth projections that would support an income tax cut fall short, according to a story posted on the Greenville News website.

Haley’s plan calls for an increase in the gas tax of 10 cents per gallon, but only if lawmakers also enact a reduction in the state income tax from 7 percent to 5 percent over 10 years and also scrap the current state highway commission system.

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