It all begins when the bill is drafted by Legislative Council at the request of a lawmaker or committee.
The state senate took step forward in the effort to reduce administrative overhead, provide the economies of scale needed for effective leadership, and get more dollars to the classroom.
South Carolina’s “Year of Education” won’t be complete without big, bold school choice.
On March 7, 2019, H.3263 (The Armed Service Members and Spouses Professional and Occupational Licensing Act) unanimously passed the SC House of Representatives. If passed by the Senate and signed into law, the new statute would allow military members and their spouses to work in South Carolina without actually holding a South Carolina occupational license.
PPI’s priorities got a boost this week when key players made it clear that the time for action has come. Kudos to them.
When students go to school, they carry what’s necessary in their backpacks. But in South Carolina, too much of one important item doesn’t travel with students headed to a new school: education funding dollars.
It is known by the obscure term “Civil Asset Forfeiture,” but its meaning is very clear: the police can take your stuff…and keep it, even if you’re not convicted of a crime.
Education was once again on deck in Columbia this week as the House passed H.3759—The South Carolina Career Opportunity and Access for All Act—by a vote of 113-4.
A recent report from The Associated Press (AP) highlights reenergized efforts in the Palmetto State to repeal a state law imposing barriers to where medical facilities can be built and how they can be expanded. Rep. Nancy Mace (R-Daniel Island), along with House Ways & Means Chairman Rep. Murrell Smith (R-Sumter), have renewed the effort
A December 2018 report by the credit monitoring service Experian revealed that student loan debt had reached an all-time high across the nation, with South Carolina the worst offender by far.