Companion bills to reduce the state pension’s $20 billion pension debt have sailed through the budget committees of the House and Senate during the past two weeks. But the legislation […]
Meet the immortal Senate leader, Hugh Leatherman. The state’s most powerful politician, he survived on Wednesday an attempt to end his reign as top senator. After stepping down as Senate […]
South Carolina will lose 29,000 jobs in 2019 if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without a replacement plan, a national study by a group writing affordable health care policy […]
I opened my news feed this morning to headlines about anti President-elect Trump protests, a Donald Trump win reflecting anti-establishment attitudes, and about how the media misjudged the election. But […]
If you want to understand how voters think, pay close attention to the content of the presidential debates and to the minute by minute coverage by news sites on social […]
According to South Carolina government logic, you’ve got to engineer the economy by scheming to fill jobs that workers won’t fill on their own. Without any fanfare, Republican Gov. Nikki […]
*Corrected June 1 South Carolina’s crumbling roads are no secret to anyone who travels across them. But one group may want the roads repaired more than the rest of us. […]
More employers are planning to hire from this year’s crop of graduates compared to the class of 2015, but the job market has a dark side.
Officials use incentives to lure businesses to South Carolina. But taxpayer-funded incentives won’t fix the state’s economy.
Every decade or so, lawmakers take action on some hot-button issue and glorify their achievements, only to revisit the issue in another decade. This is probably truer of ethics reform than of any other issue.