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Empowering Opportunity for Students

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Latest News

What’s happening in South Carolina? Everything you need is right here.


EPA’s Sea-Monster-Sized Mandates

For the sake of the states’ budgets and competitive federalism, it’s time for Congress and the states to say “no more” to sea-monster-sized, bureaucratic mandates.

Argus, Ric Flair And The Looming State Pension Debt

Political will? Compromise? Institutional discipline? Long-term strategy? Do these virtues still exist in the General Assembly?

Exceptional SC: Moving Forward For Kids

Though progress has been made, there is still more work to do.

Will Health Insurance Premium Spikes Sway Voters?

As Ronald Reagan might say, “There they go again.” The Obamacare Perpetual Bailout Machine went into high gear again on Friday.



Fast Facts

Short on time? Our “Fast Facts” boil it all down to give you a quick overview on need-to-know issues.

South Carolina has a generational opportunity not just to play catch up, but to proactively create a chance for every student to excel. We have a plan that would allow every child to excel in the wake of the Abbeville decision.

Does more education spending lead to better student learning?  We compare South Carolina with a reform-minded state like to Florida to find the answer…you might be surprised!

How do we continue to improve our ECENC program…and move toward a system of education where every child has the opportunity to reach their full God-given potential? Here are the Next Steps for Student Success.

When your life hangs in the balance, should you have the right to try and save it? There is a way to provide terminally ill South Carolinians with the safe, FDR approved drugs they need.

10 important reasons why Medicaid expansion is fool’s gold – not “free money” as supporters say – diverting access away from the very people it was founded to help while pouring money into a broken system.

Looking to pay another $417 a year on your energy costs? How about South Carolina losing over 14,000 jobs? That’s exactly what newly proposed EPA regulations could cost the Palmetto State.


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Palmetto Voices

Stories from South Carolinians just like you.