South Carolina has high residential electricity bills. Recently, they were the highest in the nation (2016). But there are innovations that can provide relief.
In the report released earlier this month by Palmetto Promise Institute entitled Spectrum of Reform, PPI painted a picture of just how high our power bills and our prices are in South Carolina. We also offered a range of possible reforms that could help cut those prices. In an earlier post summarizing that study, we
We were all set to report this week on the news out of Arizona: a universal Education Scholarship Account (ESA) program passed into law! But then we discovered this excellent article on the subject in ReimaginED by Arizona education choice veteran and South Carolina resident Jonathan Butcher. It is reprinted by permission of ReimaginED, one
South Carolina voters went to the polls on Tuesday to decide 8 primaries in runoffs that were forced due to the failure of any candidate to receive 50% +1 vote in the initial primary election held on June 14th.
“Separation of Church and State!” Is there any more misunderstood phrase than “separation of Church and State”? Perhaps that is why for 5 years now, the highest court in the land has been on a Fact Check Tour on what the Constitution actually says about the church-state relationship. No, the Constitution does not mean that
South Carolina voters went to the polls on Tuesday to select hundreds of candidates for local and statewide seats. We’ve compiled a complete list of election results for statewide and Statehouse offices, that we’ll update as returns continue to roll in. Results marked with * are still incomplete. If you don’t see your SC House
How far would you be willing to drive to ensure your child has a promising future? For Brittany and Jeremy McNeil, a Marine family of six from Conway, SC, that answer was a 98-mile drive every Thursday for a year and a half to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
Big Tech is a big problem. Whether one is a Republican or Democrat, rich or poor, there is near universal agreement that this massive online oligarchy is out of control. But the proposed solution getting the most attention is in many ways worse than the problem – and it doesn’t even address what concerns us most. Sound familiar?
It is no surprise then that our friends at the Foundation for Governmental Accountability rated the new South Carolina election law Number 1 in America.
A few weeks before the 2021-22 session began, Palmetto Promise Institute published our Palmetto Playbook making recommendations on issues like education, healthcare, energy, quality of life, and taxation & spending. How did we do?