SC lawmakers cancel meeting on restructuring

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Lawmakers have postponed considering a bill that gives South Carolina's governor more authority.

A Senate Judiciary subcommittee meeting Thursday was canceled. The bill would create a Department of Administration that transfers parts of some agencies to a department under the governor's control. That includes purchasing and fleet management.

The House approved the measure last April.

Gov. Mark Sanford has urged legislators for years to give his office more authority.

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