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Relief for Patients and the Rule of Law

Two big health care announcements out of Washington this week are a bright spot for patients and people who value the Constitution.

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?

A Tar Heel Tax Lesson for South Carolina

Senator Thom Tillis: “North Carolina is proof positive that successfully enacting tax reform reaps tremendous rewards: more growth, more jobs, more businesses and more revenue.”

PPI Lays Out SC’s Pro-Growth Tax Reform Roadmap

Dr. Rebecca Gunnlaugsson unveils a groundbreaking tool to help lawmakers fix SC’s broken tax system and promote fairness, sustainability and growth.

The SCANA Energy Paradox

Most of the population of The Peach State has multiple choices for both natural gas and electricity. So why don’t South Carolina residents also have multiple choices for power?

Why South Carolina Needs Palmetto Promise

Palmetto Promise Institute works to champion the principles of freedom and opportunity in South Carolina.

4 Ways to Fix SC’s Broken Education Funding System

Dr. Barbara Stock Nielsen, South Carolina’s first Republican Superintendent of Education, shares four key ideas to fix South Carolina’s broken education funding system. 

The Trouble with “Medicare for All”

Let’s hope for the sake of our health – and our wallets – that Americans remember Margaret Thatcher’s prescient admonition: ‘The trouble with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.”

South Carolina’s Tom Roe is Smiling

Tom Anderson Roe Jr. (1927-2000)–Greenville native, Furman graduate, and successful businessman–was the founder of the state-based policy network. 25 years later, he is surely smiling down from heaven on a thriving movement “built for such a time as this.”

Pension Forecast: Still Stormy

Transitioning to a defined contribution retirement plan for new state employees would be wise public policy for South Carolina taxpayers and would help us keep our promises to past, present and future state employees.

Nuclear Fallout for Taxpayers

Will South Carolina leaders learn the lessons of the V.C. Summer nuclear debacle? Or will South Carolina taxpayers continue to foot the bill for “business as usual” in Columbia?

“If It Can Happen in Orangeburg…”

Orangeburg 5 High School for Health Professions is beating the odds to create success for rural students in poverty. This week, Principal Angel Malone shared their secret for success with a Senate panel.

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