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 […]

Happy Carolina Day!

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

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 […]

Fact Check: Medicaid Expansion still a fiscal disaster

Medicaid expansion is back in the news. As Democrats worked to ram Obamacare through Congress in 2010, hospitals— […]

South Carolina takes historic step toward term limits

This week – perhaps for the first time ever – a Senate Judiciary subcommittee unanimously passed a resolution […]

Private education in SC more available than you might think

Private schools are a vital part of a healthy education ecosystem that provides parents with the various options […]

School Choice Week II?

National School Choice Week is celebrated every January all over America. You saw the video of the amazing […]

Education Scholarship Accounts being heard in committee on Wednesday

Tomorrow (April 18) at 9:00 AM the South Carolina Senate’s K-12 Education Subcommittee will meet to discuss S.622—the […]

Drop in South Carolina test scores among nation’s worst

Southerners know the wisecrack that comes up whenever talking about some less-than-stellar state statistic: “Thank goodness for Mississippi.” […]

Breaking: Santee Cooper econometric analysis coming next week

On Tuesday, March 20, Palmetto Promise Institute will present its analysis of the current state and future prospects […]