House votes to override McMaster’s gas tax veto, measure heads to Senate

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) –

The South Carolina House has voted to override Gov. Henry McMaster’s veto of the roads and infrastructure bill that raises the gas tax by 12 cents over the next 6 years.

In a 95-18 vote, the House’s override of the veto sets up a final vote in the Senate chambers.

If the Senate votes to override the veto, the bill will become a law.

The Senate is expected to take up the measure at noon.

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