Happy Carolina Day!

Honoring the 230th Carolina Day by U.S. Senator Jim DeMint Delivered on the Floor of the U.S. Senate […]

Report: Santee Cooper vs. SCANA – Which ratepayers will pay more?

New economic analysis from Palmetto Promise Institute provides first insight into costs Santee Cooper ratepayers must pay versus […]

Santee Cooper Resource Center

July 31, 2017. That was the infamous day that investor-owned SCANA and state-owned Santee Cooper announced that they […]

Criminal Justice Reform Comes to South Carolina

By Taylor Weaver Overcrowding in South Carolina’s prisons over the last decade and the state’s response to that […]

Santee Cooper Rate Increase Projections: 2018 Update

This is a companion publication to Santee Cooper’s Uncertain Future. by Katie Player, PhD & M.T. Maloney, PhD […]

Report: Santee Cooper’s Uncertain Future

A Historical, Policy, and Financial Analysis of the South Carolina Public Service Authority This is the executive summary […]

The Truth about Competency-Based Education

What is “competency-based education” and how would it impact South Carolina students? Issue at a Glance South Carolina […]

The myth of low average taxes

By Dr. Rebecca Gunnlaugsson With every new year comes a new round of rankings on every topic imaginable. Apparently […]

House committee receives plan to make South Carolina competitive with southeastern neighbors

Thursday, House Research staff presented a plan for statewide comprehensive income and sales tax reform to South Carolina […]

Offshore drilling plan would be an economic boon for South Carolina

South Carolina is a state teeming with opportunity. A wealth of it, in fact, sits just beneath the […]