When it comes to funding its public pension program, South Carolina is short $74,095,092,870 according to a new American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) report.
Political will? Compromise? Institutional discipline? Long-term strategy? Do these virtues still exist in the General Assembly?
We can all agree that South Carolina's roads are in disrepair. But we may not all agree on why they aren't being fix. Take the poll to tell us what you think!
According to a new poll of General Election voters commissioned by Palmetto Promise Institute, 81% of South Carolina voters believe that...
We’ve stated for a long time that the number one thing South Carolina could do to increase our economic competitiveness is fundamental tax reform.
As the Laffer Curve simply illustrates, unreasonably high tax rates actually hurt the economy.
South Carolina might have a rocky fiscal road ahead according to a study recently released by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
A new comprehensive study from the Interstate Policy Alliance (IPA) and Palmetto Promise Institute (PPI) concludes that increased federal spending...
Making good policy decisions requires taking an honest look at our financial picture. And if we don’t look at long-term solutions to deal with our debt problem and uncompetitive tax code, that picture doesn’t look rosy.
South Carolina’s Uncle Sam is very generous, supplying nearly 38% of our budget, but he is also unstable. The federal debt as of today (May 1) at noon stands at approximately $18.21 trillion, and every year the debt grows larger. What if Uncle Sam goes unhinged? Wouldn’t it be sound financial policy for the state to have a plan for the sudden absence of our crazy uncle?