“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 unfair, unstable, uncompetitive tax code.

What if Education Was Football?

What if college football performance were assessed like education performance? Dr. Oran Smith imagines the scenario.

10 Frightful Facts about South Carolina Taxes

South Carolina’s tax code is downright terrifying: unfair, unsustainable and uncompetitive. Read on if you dare.

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.”

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. 

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?

Economic Growth is Still the Answer

Economic growth supports peace, prosperity and strong families. In a recent visit to South Carolina, Dr. Arthur Laffer shared the not-so-secret “secret” for creating that growth.

Wait…SC spends how much?

How big is the budget? What are South Carolina’s sources of revenue? Where does all this money go? Consider these charts.