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?
When he went to work for Shell Oil Company in 1968, he didn’t know that he would come to own a chain of 80 Spinx gas stations and convenience stores that, this year, will have its 50th anniversary.
At Palmetto Promise, we celebrate all types of students and all forms of schooling. This week, we’re highlighting the 40,000 South Carolina students who receive their education at one of the 81 public charter schools in the state.
The Governor has asked the South Carolina House of Representatives to fully repeal Certificate of Need.
“There is no data to support that these laws improve access to care. In fact, there's more than sufficient data to show that they're actually detrimental.”
“CON laws were designed to provide oversight and prevent wasteful duplication of services. However, there has been severe overshoot of those goals resulting in suppression in new facilities and services.”
South Carolina’s CON program is one of the most restrictive in the United States. South Carolina requires a CON for 18 different services, including hospital renovations/new equipment that is over $600,000 and adding one or more hospital beds to a facility.