Infrastructure

My common sense infrastructure reform package brought meaningful structural changes to the state DOT while providing additional revenue to fix our roads. The recently-passed plan shifts authority away from the Legislature by empowering the Governor to appoint all members of the SCDOT Commission, ensuring greater accountability. The Infrastructure Maintenance Trust Fund protects funding for roads and bridges while providing taxpayers with a refundable income tax credit in exchange for a moderate increase in motor fuel user fees. But our work is not finished. This year I was also appointed to a special panel tasked with seeking ways to improve our busy interstates.