Budget Watch – Part III: 10 of the Worst New Budget Provisos

The total budget for FY10-2011 is $21.149 billion, comprised of $8.268 billion in Federal Funds; $7.766 in Other Funds; and $5.115 billion in General Funds. The budget is almost half a billion dollars more than last year’s authorized budget of $20.695 million and $290 million larger than the $20.859 billion bud. Thus, in spite of handwringing and complaints about budget cuts, the FY10-2011 budget is the largest in state history.

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How Much Is That Budget Proviso Going to Cost?

Even as lawmakers are complaining about budget cuts and a barebones spending act, state spending continues to increase – by 2 percent over last year’s appropriated budget. By comparison, per capita income in South Carolina declined by 2.1 percent, going from $32,495 to $31,799 in 2009.

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