COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Gov. Mark Sanford secured South Carolinas $2.8 billion share of federal aid Friday but warned teachers, school districts and others not to plan on $700 million for classrooms, colleges and public safety.
In a letter to the White House budget office, Sanford reiterated that he will not apply for the $700 million portion of funds. He is asking state lawmakers to use an equivalent amount to pay off debt.
Theyre not going to get that money, Sanford said Friday of school districts. Sanford was the nations final governor to request the money.
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