- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 4, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Votes taken on the Senate floor this week added $40.4 million in potential spending to the chamber’s budget plan. The following items were added to a supplemental list that would be funded this fall if tax collections for the fiscal year ending June 30 exceed current estimates. They would be funded in order, if revenue’s available:

-$11.9 million, Reimbursing counties for 2014 ice storm clean-up costs

-$100,000, Gaffney Visitors & Arts Center

-$100,000, Cherokee County History Museum

-$20,00, Town of Hickory Grove water tower

-$400,000, Renovations to the historic Rosenwald School for black students in St. George

-$400,000, Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, flags and uniform restoration

-$250,000, Post-traumatic stress disorder treatment for first responders

-$146,000, Election Commission training vehicles

-$10.6 million, Distributed to 48 districts slated to receive less money under decades-old funding formulas tied to property values.

-$4.3 million, Department of Commerce, toward renovating a freight railroad in Horry County

-$90,000, York Veterans Park

-$150,000, Black Expo

-$200,000, Saint Paul Adult Day Health Care Center

-$100,000, Storing artifacts excavated from North America’s first colonial capital, Santa Elena, located on Parris Island

-$15,000, Hollow Creek Fire Department

-$48,000, Riverside Community Development Corp.

-$25,000, Trinity Community Center roof repair

-$67,500, Italian American Heritage and Charitable Council

-$250,000 Cheraw State Park

-$100,000 Minority Business Development Agency Business Center

-$200,000, Town of Eastover economic development

-$100,000, Bamberg County Court House

-$300,000, Darlington city fire suppression

-$10 million, Distributed to colleges to pay for deferred maintenance

-$100,000, Nursing scholarships

-$400,000, IT-ology Coursepower



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