Image by Flickr user donbuciak Is the $15 million loan being crafted to draw Southwest?
Update April 30: And the plan has been pushed out of the budget, but not outright killed. Check out the latest at the Charleston Regional Business Journal.
First reporting: Everyone loves the idea of getting a low-cost airline back in the Upstate and Charleston. And they keep loving it right up to the point until you start talking about using the state government to incentivize the move.
And then the issue comes: No love for Columbia and the Midlands?
Update April 29: It sounds like Charleston County is pursuing their own incentives.