McMaster ends federal unemployment benefits to address workforce shortage

Jobs & Economy
Blog · May 7, 2021

PPI President and CEO Ellen Weaver is quoted by Jon Styf in The Center Square discussing federal unemployment payouts. Photograph by Jeffrey Collins of the Associated Press. (The Center Square) – South Carolina will quit participating in the federal unemployment pandemic assistance programs at the end of next month. Gov. Henry McMaster announced he directed

Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Aims to Strike Amendment “Born in Bigotry” from SC Constitution

Education
Blog · April 14, 2021

Action by a federal court would have the effect of restoring eligibility for federal COVID relief funds to students in denominationally-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), other faith-based colleges, and religiously-affiliated K-12 independent schools.