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SC Lede: What's a few billion between friends?

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Gavin Jackson
S.C. House lawmakers vote Wednesday to pass the $600 million income tax cut bill to the Senate. The Governor supports the plan to lower tax brackets and consolidate others. The Senate has crafted their own plan.

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede for February 26, 2022, we hear from state House majority leader Rep. Gary Simrill (R-York) on the $600 million tax cut recently passed by the chamber and other priorities for this legislative session. Also in this episode: President Joe Biden announces his Supreme Court nominee; the possible economic effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine; 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.