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Comparing South Carolina’s road plans

robert-ardenThe poor condition of South Carolina’s roads makes traveling more hazardous and costly, and hurts the state economically. But how do the competing road plans stack up economically? To answer that, Furman economics professor Robert Arden compared the plan proposed by Gov. Nikki Haley and the one passed by the House for their effects on transportation infrastructure, other government programs, economic growth and tax burdens. His viewpoints appeared in an op-ed for The State newspaper.

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