PPI Senior Fellow Dr. Oran P. Smith is quoted in this article from The State that appeared on January 20, 2019.
The Statehouse Report covers a presentation from PPI on tax reform.
This op-ed from Dr. Oran P. Smith ran in The State on January 16, 2019.
PPI's research on the consumer costs associated with Santee Cooper's debt is mentioned in the Coastal Observer.
South Carolina Public Radio Afternoon Headlines: November 28 and 29, 2018. Featuring PPI Senior Fellow Oran Smith and state Sen. Tom Davis (R-Beaufort).
This article was originally published on WTLX19 on March 21, 2018. Santee Cooper says they don’t plan on raising rates until 2020 to help pay for nuclear costs created by the failed reactor project at VC Summer. Santee Cooper’s customers will not see increased electric rates until 2020. Recently there’s been reports that the state-owned
This article was originally published by Energy Consumer of the Carolinas on August 7, 2018. I recently took the “Can You Ace the Santee Cooper Quiz?” Will you please take it too? I cried. No, I was not worried about my personal performance or grade. And although the sound was the same, I was not reminded of
This article was originally published by the Post and Courier on July 19, 2018. I’ve spent my career buying, revitalizing, developing and sometimes selling businesses. For better or worse, the numbers always tell the true story. If I’m not committed to fiscal responsibility and smart financial management, my company fails — and the last thing
This article was originally published by the The State on July 12, 2018. Palmetto Promise Institute has led the call for a Santee Cooper study committee to begin a thoughtful and deliberate process to determine the future of our state-owned utility, so we applaud the General Assembly for taking definitive action to jump start this