Jobs Economy

The single greatest thing we could do to compete with our neighboring states to attract jobs and create new economic growth? Comprehensive tax reform. Lower rates and fewer special-interest exemptions is South Carolina’s winning formula to sustain and grow a bright economic future.

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The Wrong Solution for a Real Problem

How can we be compassionately responsive to the needs of low-to-middle income South Carolinians in regards to housing affordability?

How Enterprise-Friendly are SC Cities?

In order to excel in an increasingly competitive global marketplace, South Carolina must be as attractive as possible to businesses wishing to relocate to or expand in the state.

Membership in SC’s Public Sector “Unions” – Boon or Bust?

Despite their declining membership rolls, public sector unions ostensibly attract members by touting unions’ collective bargaining abilities to promote higher pay, improve benefits, and increase job security. But that’s not the case in the Palmetto State. Data shows that unionized government workers in South Carolina make 4% less than their non-union counterparts.


Jobs Economy In the News

SC’s Tax Dilemma: Unfair, Unstable, Uncompetitive

South Carolina’s tax code is a mess. But between lobbyist-guarded loopholes and legislative inertia, can it ever be fixed?

The Struggles of Rural America

History says that Americans will do what they must for upward mobility. Move three states over for a […]

What in the Wetlands? Exposing the absurdity of EPA overreach

How just two words – “significant nexus” – started a firestorm around water regulation and the jurisdiction of the EPA.