From the Island-Packet: As the South Carolina legislature reconvenes this week, watch your wallets. Top on many agendas will be raising the state gas tax. It sounds logical, but it’s a bad idea. It’s the easy way out to protect the good-old-boy system that has South Carolina’s roads riddled with potholes while new roads to nowhere are built for old-guard legislators. First, the so-called need for $1.5 billion a year for road construction needs to be proven….
Tuesday, January 12, 2016