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Proposal for S.C. Transportation Reform

January 15, 2013 9:00 AM
Proposal for S.C. Transportation Reform

A bill introduced into the S.C. Senate last week provides hope for transportation reform in the state by dissolving the State Infrastructure Bank and folding its duties into the S.C. Department of Transportation.

The bi-partisan transportation reform bill, S-209, is co-sponsored by Sen. Harvey Peeler (R-Cherokee) and Sen. Vincent Sheheen (D-Kershaw). It proposes to restructure the state’s transportation agencies, better coordinate the highway construction process and eliminate irresponsible over-borrowing.

Peeler said the bill was needed to make sure road funding was a merit based and need based process.

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