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SC Lede: A Whale of a Budget

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Members of the budget conference committee meet to approve the $10.7 billion on June 17, 2021. House and Senate lawmakers will return on Monday to approve the budget which takes effect July 1, 2021.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 19, 2021, we look at the finalized state budget SC lawmakers agreed to this week, take the pulse of the Palmetto State's economic recovery, hear the latest on the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19, and more.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.