Breaking Open the State Budget: Other Funds Spending in South Carolina

States use different budget categories to differentiate the sources and purposes of
different revenue streams. South Carolina, like other states, has multiple funding
categories. Broadly speaking, state spending is divided into the following four areas: 1)
the General Fund; 2) Federal Funds; 3) Other Funds; and 4) Proviso/Special Funding
spending not included in any of the previous categories.1

State Program Spends Millions Despite Expired Legislative Authorization

The Senior Center Improvement Program was created almost 20 years ago to finance improvements to 74 senior centers through South Carolina, but nearly a decade after the original projects were completed the SCPIP still receives and spends millions of tax dollars. SCPIP was evolved from a limited-scope initiative into a fixed part of the state‚Äôs […]