South Carolina lawmaker targets college tuition increases

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The top budget writer in the state House of Representatives has set his sights on rising college tuition.

House Ways and Means chairman Brian White, R-Anderson, said when lawmakers return to Columbia in January, they will be looking at a variety of options to rein in what he said was excessive spending by the state's colleges and universities, including a possible cap on tuition increases.

“It's getting out of control,'' White said.

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