No doubt one of the most tragic figures in Greek mythology was the Trojan princess Cassandra (known as Alexandra to the Romans). She was one of the many in classical literature who was punished for ticking off a god (Apollo in her case). Then who can forget Sisyphus? His torturous sentence from the god Hades
Palmetto Promise Institute is launching our Election Integrity Project. For this essential effort, we have reviewed proposals from top national election lawyers, constitutional scholars, and many other states to develop a list of what we consider the Top 20 most urgent and common-sense changes needed to our existing statutes.
So, what was “The Infrastructure Bill,” and what does it mean for our nation’s future? Here are 7 key facts you need to know.
Known in the state laws by the quaint term “cottage food,” the current South Carolina statute allows for the sale of candy or baked goods made in one’s home. But the same law prohibits home-based food merchants from taking orders ahead of time, selling online, or in retail outlets.
Today—August 12, 2021—is the 159th anniversary of the birth of Julius Rosenwald. Rosenwald, a businessman and philanthropist, was born in Springfield, Illinois in 1862. His is truly a life worth celebrating.
PPI Senior Fellow Oran Smith is interviewed in this article on the upcoming audit of South Carolina's CON law.
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.
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.
PPI is commended for our work on scope of practice law reform in this article by Philanthropy Roundtable.
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.