Cut, cut, cut: How South Carolina tax trimming landed it in today's budget dilemma

The number crunchers tell South Carolina lawmakers a sad tale: If they hadn't cut so many taxes so severely in the last decade, instead of trimming away $700 million from our state budget, we'd be seeing a $900 million surplus.

Instead a now much larger population in the State of South Carolina is going to see a continued drop in state resources. 

And with that thought in mind, The Post and Courier has done a nice profile on just how and why we arrived at this juncture, and how there's no way all those cuts are going to be rolled back anytime soon.

Read their profile here.

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