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Healthcare and a law of economics

It seems America is having to learn the hard way about the economic law of scarcity and why it matters in the politics of healthcare.

How Washington Strains State Budgets

More people on the rolls…and an ever-growing budget line item

Wren Report: Accountability Lives

We are glad to report that one of Palmetto Promise Institute’s top priorities for the 2017-2018 legislative session is still in play.

Why it Matters: SC’s Labor Force Participation Rate

While the unemployment rate is important, it does not paint a very full picture of the economy.

The Wren Report – Sine Die Edition

Palmetto Promise Institute reports from the State House where the 2017 legislative session came to a close this week.

Not Finished with Pension Reform Yet

One in nine South Carolina residents are served by the Palmetto State’s public pension plans. The woefully underfunded […]

Too Early to Celebrate Victory on Obamacare

Euphoria from the right over the ideological “wins” in the bill and blanket criticism from the left are both premature.

Wren Report: 2017 Draws to a Close

As legislators prepare to return to their districts, here’s what we are watching in the last week of session.

Renewed Interest in Offshore Opportunity

Last March, The Obama Administration rejected offshore opportunity. Instead of allowing seismic mapping and possible energy production along […]

Direct Primary Care: “Innovating Backwards”

What is Direct Primary Care? According to Dr. Jerome Aya-ay, a family-medicine physician with offices in Greenville, Spartanburg […]

SC Economy Shows Key Sign of Strength

Recently released job numbers for the month of March show that not only was there a rise in the number of jobs available to South Carolina residents, but also a rise in the number of people in the labor force.

S.622 Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Accounts

S. 622A BILLTO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ESTABLISH THE “EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP […]

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