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Sat May 13, 2017, 01:14 AM

Senate approves roads bill compromise, House next

COLUMBIA A compromise on a road-funding bill will go to the House Tuesday after a late-night vote by the Senate to approve the measure.

The 32-12 vote came after a filibuster by Sen. Tom Davis, a staunch foe of the bill and Beaufort Republican who had filibustered previous attempts to increase the gas tax.

Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman after the vote asked the Senate to applaud the three senators who negotiated with three House members to reach an agreement Friday.

"I think they came up with a great compromise," he said.

Read more: http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/2017/05/08/senate-approves-roads-bill-compromise-house-next/101438040/

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