A Healthcare Freedom Agenda for 2021

Healthcare
January 8, 2021

Affordable, Quality Care for Patients These 16 recommendations are drawn from the Palmetto Promise Playbook report. You can view our 2021 policy agenda for other issues by clicking below. Education | Energy  | Tax & Budget | Work, Justice, & Quality of Life         REGULATORY REFORMS Eliminate Certificates of Need (CON) to

An Energy Freedom Agenda for 2021

Energy
January 8, 2021

Competition to Lower Costs for Consumers These 6 recommendations are drawn from the Palmetto Promise Playbook report. You can view our 2021 policy agenda for other issues by clicking below. Education | Healthcare | Work, Justice, & Quality of Life | Tax & Budget         FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT RATEPAYERS Sell the

A Tax & Budget Agenda for 2021

Tax & Budget
January 8, 2021

Tax Low + Spend Smart = Jobs & Growth These recommendations are drawn from the Palmetto Promise Playbook report. You can view our 2021 policy agenda for other issues by clicking below. Education | Energy | Healthcare | Work, Justice, & Quality of Life TAX REFORM & FAIRNESS Implement the findings of the comprehensive analysis

Fact Check: 2020 SC Education Funding

Education
August 6, 2020

Download this report. On July 20, 2020, Governor Henry McMaster announced SAFE Grants, a program designed to provide low- and moderate-income families who have been impacted by COVID an opportunity to remain in private school or attend a private school of their choice. According to the Governor’s Office, SAFE Grants has been awarded $32 million

Education Fact Check: COVID Relief Funding

Education
July 23, 2020

View chart.  How does Governor McMaster’s $32 million SAFE Grants program compare to other education related COVID relief funding? Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund Total: $48.4 million From the CARES Act, flowed through the South Carolina Department of Administration SAFE Grants: $32 million  Funding to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs): $2.4 million Total