If the Palmetto State doesn’t take advantage of this opportunity now, we could lose out on potential business opportunities to neighboring states like Florida as well as North Carolina and Tennessee, the latter of which will most certainly adopt legislation soon.
South Carolina’s Legislative Audit Council (LAC) has voted to conduct a performance audit of South Carolina’s long-standing and anti-competitive healthcare regulations known as Certificate of Need (CON). This decision was in response to a July 16 letter signed by thirteen South Carolina Senators requesting the review.
Palmetto Promise Institute recently joined a coalition of free-market organizations to write to the U.S. Congress in opposition to the BRIDGE Act, a flawed bill that purports to close the digital divide in rural communities.
The leading symptoms are a penchant for tax raising and aversion to sunlight, the kind of sunlight that comes from being transparent with people trying to recover from a pandemic about how you are adding to their pain.
How does the Palmetto State stack up against the other 49 in terms of saving for fiscal catastrophes, both with emergency budget set asides and budget surpluses?
South Carolina public schools are seeing a huge influx of new revenue, even as the number of students enrolled declines.
South Carolina’s magistrate system is broken. Reporting by Joseph Cranney of The Post and Courier in 2019 revealed a system of corrupt appointments, insufficient legal training, and consistent miscarriages of justice by magistrates in South Carolina’s summary courts.
As we feel our “freedom from” under attack as perhaps never before, we must never forget the incredible power of “freedom for” to win hearts and change lives. Let’s resolve once more to live free…in every possible way.
PPI's new Artis Ware Center with Senator Tim Scott is highlighted in this article from The Center Square.
PPI's policy content manager Lawson Mansell is quoted in this article from The Center Square.