Sine Die: Initial Recap of the 2021-22 SC Legislative Session

Quality of Life
Blog · May 17, 2022

The 2021-2022 South Carolina legislative session is over!   Sort of.  Last Thursday, the South Carolina General Assembly adjourned “sine die” (a phrase which is pronounced in the Statehouse in a way that would make any Elementary Latin student cringe).   Legislation that did not pass both chambers or receive a Conference Committee appointment by

Election Reforms Bills Moving

Quality of Life
Blog · March 8, 2022

Thanks to strong state laws and aggressive legal initiatives taken to defend them (one of which was fought—and won—before the US Supreme Court) South Carolina has preempted many problems and largely avoided debacles like those experienced by our neighbors in Georgia and elsewhere.

Happy Free Speech Week!

Quality of Life
Blog · October 18, 2021

This week, October 18-22, is the 17th annual observance of Free Speech Week in America. When we think of threats to Freedom of Speech, our minds naturally go to powerful examples from history.

Bidenomics in three pictures

Quality of Life
Blog · October 13, 2021

As the Biden Administration continues to try to cram through more disastrous economic policy, recent lackluster national jobs numbers continue to tell the sad tale. And right here in South Carolina, employers are feeling those impacts hard. They are taking drastic measures to find workers and stay open. Here at PPI, we have been collecting photos from business owners and managers who have gone to great lengths to explain to their customers what they are going through.

Innovative Farmers to Food Banks Program Feeds Thousands Across SC

Quality of Life
Blog · October 5, 2021

Governor McMaster’s COVID-19 advisory team, AccelerateSC, recently released its recommendations for how to spend the $8.89 billion allocated to South Carolina by the American Rescue Plan Act. Additional funding from the American Rescue Plan could dramatically expand operations to support more South Carolina farms and feed families in need.