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


Dilemma: Mortgage Payments or Health Insurance?

Recent studies of our health care system make it clear that a health insurance card isn’t a guarantee of good, affordable health care. One PPI staff member shares her first-hand account of this truism.

Lessons from Mother Emanuel

The recent race-based violence on the campus of the University of Virginia evoked strong memories of the Mother Emanuel tragedy. Is there hope for our world in the face of violent hate?

Remembering Elvis, 40 Years Later

The King may be dead, but the obsession with his legacy lives on. Read how one fan remembers his impact on South Carolina and the world.

Economic Growth is Still the Answer

Economic growth supports peace, prosperity and strong families. In a recent visit to South Carolina, Dr. Arthur Laffer shared the not-so-secret “secret” for creating that growth.



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

Stories from South Carolinians just like you.