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Fast Facts

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

Here is what you need to know about the cases that could open the door to long-overdue changes to our broken federal healthcare scheme…and next steps to begin to put South Carolina patients back in charge.

In the wake of the SC Supreme Court’s Abbeville decision, some claim that more money is the answer for SC’s education woes. We say the answer is real reforms that promote autonomy, accountability and equity.

We have much to do to create the opportunity of a high-quality, customized education for every South Carolina student. In this handy publication we take a look at 10 ideas that would give us a strong start.

Good decisions start with separating fact from fiction. Get the facts about how offshore energy exploration works…and what it would mean for South Carolina’s economy and environment.

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.

Latest News

Welcome To #FreedomWeek

Take just a few minutes to remember your freedom, and share it with other freedom-loving South Carolinians. Let’s make this #FreedomWeek one to remember!

Palmetto Promise Institute Decries King v. Burwell Decision

“But there is opportunity here. Though this is the end of a single legal battle, Palmetto Promise Institute and freedom-loving people all over America will continue this fight in the Congress…”

The Only Way

As we remember the victims in the Charleston shooting and pray for their loved ones, let’s also pray for leaders with the heart to speak truth and the courage to lead us toward a better way.

Nevada Sets The Pace For School Choice Action

A South Carolina ESA law could help address education needs in our rural communities, take pressure off of communities like Mt. Pleasant that face overcrowded public schools and increase educational options for families across the state, putting more power into parents’ hands.

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