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


The Trouble with “Medicare for All”

Let’s hope for the sake of our health – and our wallets – that Americans remember Margaret Thatcher’s prescient admonition: ‘The trouble with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.”

South Carolina’s Tom Roe is Smiling

Tom Anderson Roe Jr. (1927-2000)–Greenville native, Furman graduate, and successful businessman–was the founder of the state-based policy network. 25 years later, he is surely smiling down from heaven on a thriving movement “built for such a time as this.”

Pension Forecast: Still Stormy

Transitioning to a defined contribution retirement plan for new state employees would be wise public policy for South Carolina taxpayers and would help us keep our promises to past, present and future state employees.

Nuclear Fallout for Taxpayers

Will South Carolina leaders learn the lessons of the V.C. Summer nuclear debacle? Or will South Carolina taxpayers continue to foot the bill for “business as usual” in Columbia?



Fast Facts

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

Online Course Access  harnesses technology to offer students access to high-quality, customized education. It renders location irrelevant while offering numerous courses.

An education reform that promises quality of learning, preparation for the future, flexibility to meet the individual needs of a child, and immediacy of impact.

A system that boldly rewards excellence with transparency and accounts for value added is the best accountability system for SC schools.

Sky-high medical bills? Unexpected health care costs? Patients deserve the “Right to Shop” and polls show they want it too.

By re-asserting the doctor-patient relationship and jettisoning third-party payers, Direct Primary Care is “innovating backwards.”

How much does Medicaid in South Carolina really cost the taxpayer? Expanding Medicaid used to be a nebulous policy fight…not anymore!


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Palmetto Voices

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