- Associated Press - Saturday, June 13, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Here’s a look at the supplemental spending proposal the House will debate when legislators return Tuesday. It spends $302 million in additional general fund revenue that state economic advisers certified May 29 as available to spend in 2015-16:

-$150 million as a one-time distribution to counties to repair existing roads.

-$70 million to Commerce to pay for part of the infrastructure promised to Volvo for its future plant in Berkeley County.

-$50 million to the state’s Medicaid agency to cover part of rising health care costs to the existing system.

-$23.5 million to provide state employees a one-time bonus of $800. The budget contains no cost-of-living pay increase.

-$6.1 million for defense lawyers for suspects who can’t afford to hire their own.

-$2.6 million to the Department of Social Services’ child support enforcement system.


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