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Bombs away? The Truth about Education Lottery Spending

Earlier this summer, the South Carolina Legislative Audit Council (LAC), a watchdog created by the General Assembly to […]

Enjoying Utility Competition: From Greer to Batesburg

As a kid growing up in Greer, I used to love to open my bedroom windows in the […]

End of Session Round-Up

The 122nd South Carolina General Assembly (2017-2018) is officially history. In late June, the legislature finished their work […]

What July Fourth means to me

The beach. The mountains. The family cookout. The parade. The fireworks. In the Weaver house, it’s celebrating my […]



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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