Rep. Gary Simrill on a solution for DOT’s finances

Some major contractors doing road work in South Carolina are struggling to pay their employees. State lawmakers told Eyewitness News that the reason is a holdup of millions of dollars in federal money. The South Carolina Department of Transportation is behind on payments to these contractors, but Eyewitness News has learned that state officials say the real problem is in Washington, not Columbia. It's not clear how much money is owed, or how many contractors haven't been paid. However, … [Read more...]

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