ATLANTA -- The two South Carolina legislators with the most say over the state's finances called yesterday for increased oversight of state-level bond issuance.

In separate telephone interviews, Rep. William D. Boan, D-Heath Springs, chairman of the state's House ways and means committee and Sen. John Drummond, D-Columbia, chairman of the Senate finance committee, each voiced the need for reform of South Carolina's borrowing programs. The lawmakers' comments followed the release last month of a scathing report on the South Carolina Resources Authority from the legislative auditor.

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