Education Scholarship Accounts being heard in committee on Wednesday

Tomorrow (April 18) at 9:00 AM the South Carolina Senate’s K-12 Education Subcommittee will meet to discuss S.622—the […]

What actually makes poverty escapable

Yesterday, I had a chance to speak to the Senate Human Services Subcommittee about three short – but […]

Offshore drilling plan would be an economic boon for South Carolina

South Carolina is a state teeming with opportunity. A wealth of it, in fact, sits just beneath the […]

Empowering SC: five years and counting

Five years ago, Palmetto Promise Institute was founded on the vision of a free and flourishing South Carolina that fully realizes its incredible promise.

Could Tax Reform Happen in South Carolina, Too?

Breaking: South Carolina could fix its tax system too. Encouraging news from the Pope Committee’s recent meeting.

Why Finance Reform is a Must for SC Education

How do we fix South Carolina’s horribly fractured education finance system? PPI’s groundbreaking research is showing a student-centered path forward.

“SALT”-y Profiles in Tax Reform Courage

South Carolina leaders should take a lesson from North Carolina and the “California 11” when it comes to fundamentally fixing South Carolina’s broken tax code.

Mick Zais Picked to Be Betsy DeVos’ Right-Hand Man

Ellen Weaver comments on the nomination of former SC Superintendent of Education Mick Zais’ nomination to be Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education.

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?