TPPF Announces Coalition of State-Based Think Tanks in Support of Americans’ Online Privacy Rights

Quality of Life
Blog · June 25, 2024
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This press release was originally published by the Texas Public Policy Foundation on June 17, 2024. AUSTIN – Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation and other state-based think tanks sent a coalition letter to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce stating their support for the spirit of the American Privacy Rights Act of

Introducing our 2024 Junior Policy Scholars

Blog · June 24, 2024

We are thrilled to announce a new Palmetto Promise Institute program this summer: the Junior Policy Scholars. The Junior Policy Scholar program, while newly named, is not new to Palmetto Promise. We have long taken talented high school students as interns and worked with them to develop remote internships and publish their pieces on our

Victory for Taxpayers – Individual Income Tax Rate Cut Again!

Tax & Budget
Blog · June 24, 2024

Since 2017, Palmetto Promise Institute has been sounding the alarm that our South Carolina tax code is unfair, uncompetitive and imbalanced. In 2019, we took our claims to the next level by commissioning and releasing an econometric tax study by the foremost independent economist in South Carolina, Dr. Rebecca Gunnlaugsson.   Turns out we were right!  

Fiscally Responsible Government: 2023-24 Freedom Agenda in Review

Tax & Budget
Blog · June 20, 2024

Now that the General Assembly has adjourned sine die, we are taking a look back at the 23 policies Palmetto Promise proposed in the 2023-24 Palmetto Freedom Agenda at the beginning of the legislative session. Did our Freedom Agenda policies make it into law? Or, at the very least, did they start a conversation that future General Assemblies

The 2023-24 Palmetto Freedom Agenda: How Did the General Assembly Do?

Blog · June 17, 2024

To kick off the 2023-24 legislative session, Palmetto Promise Institute released the Palmetto Freedom Agenda, a handbook for South Carolina legislators detailing twenty-three extensively researched policies for building a better South Carolina.  Now that the 125th General Assembly has adjourned sine die, it’s time to look back and see how they did. Did our Freedom Agenda