If I told you that, in a year when most state agencies saw cuts of 30, 40 or even 50 percent, there was one agency that got almost a 50 percent increase, would that strike you as being, well, wrong?
It certainly struck me that way. And last week I voted to sustain S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford’s veto of that expenditure. But not enough other senators agreed and that funding increase was approved.
What agency got that extra money this year? The South Carolina Senate.
Here is how it happened: