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9:30 am on Thursday March 10, 2011

Extreme budget cuts affecting mentally ill in South Carolina

Image by Flickr user PilotGirl A rally in New York protested mental health budget cuts.South Carolina's mental health budget cuts are the third highest in the nation--and mentally ill South Carolinians are feeling its effect. According to the report...
12:00 pm on Tuesday December 15, 2009

Board approves 5 percent state-wide budget cut

Image by Flickr user peasap State Budget and Control Board members voted 3-2 in favor of a 5 percent across-the-board budget cut this morning - the third cut since the fiscal year began in July.
3:35 am on Wednesday November 25, 2009

City of Charleston proposes $1.3 million budget cut for 2010

Image by Flickr user suburbandollarImage by 20091125-budget.jpgMayor Joe Riley presented the city of Charleston's proposed budget outline for 2010 which is projected to cut spending by more than $1.3 million. Where will these cuts come from? Reduced...
2:05 am on Sunday October 26, 2008

Probation and parole monitoring take hit in funding cut

After noting how critically under-funded the agency is, state lawmakers have decided to cut $2 million from the S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services' $50 million budget. Read more stories on this subject in our budget cut topic...