SC Job Climate Snapshot: Spring 2017

Jobs & Economy
June 2, 2017

According to the most recent data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the SC Department of Employment & Workforce, 1,700 jobs were created in the Palmetto State in the month of April, 2017. The leisure and hospitality sector showed the most robust growth, while professional and business services shed 1,400 jobs. Currently South

Bluffton #1 Most Enterprise-friendly City in SC

Jobs & Economy
April 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Formula-based research aims for comprehensiveness; results are a blueprint for the future Columbia, SC — The research is in: South Carolina is a great place to do business. In a recent report, Palmetto Promise Institute (PPI) unveiled the most enterprise-friendly cities in the state. Topping the list is the Town of Bluffton. Buoyed

The Great Debate over Poverty

Jobs & Economy
March 16, 2017

Since the 1970’s, billions of people worldwide have been lifted out of poverty because of the free-market engine enabling upward mobility. But what about right here at home? How do we help those who struggle economically? Arthur C. Brooks, President of American Enterprise Institute and featured guest at next week’s Conversation and Dinner in Columbia,