Senate in South Carolina stands up to governor for pubcasting funding
The South Carolina Senate is fighting Gov. Nikki Haley's move to defund public broadcasting in the state, reports The State newspaper. The GOP-controlled Senate on Thursday (April 28) approved a measure 25-18 that uses general funds to pay for South Carolina ETV. It's part of the debate over the state's $5.8 billion spending plan for the next fiscal year. The governor also replaced the entire public broadcasting board last month.