GAS TAX

Gov. McMaster keeps his promise, vetoes gas tax bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WFXB) – Gov. Henry McMaster is keeping his promise – he vetoed the bill that would raise the gas tax in South Carolina that would fix the state’s crumbling roads. The governor posted a video to Twitter Tuesday, explaining his reasons for vetoing the bill that would eventually raise $600 million annually for roadwork. Despite his efforts, the veto…

S.C. bills on medical marijuana, guns among those dead for the year

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WFXB) – The state legislation that lets more people carry guns without permits, legalizes medical marijuana and borrows money to repair public buildings statewide are among proposals dead for the year. One issue that isn’t dead just yet – fixing South Carolina’s deteriorating roadways. Legislators are poised to pass the state’s first gas tax hike in 30 years,…