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.
Senators fearing that radical Islamists will infiltrate the refugee program and harm South Carolina residents are set to debate this week a measure to limit the program’s funding. But no state solution is a sufficient answer to any terrorist threat—real or perceived.
Last week’s hearings by lawmakers scrutinizing South Carolina’s two main transportation agencies underscored the problems along the state’s fractured highway system. But the Transportation Department and the State Infrastructure Bank […]
Ethics reform, that shining hope on which the notion of good government rests, is before the Senate.
Gender pay gap. It’s a perennial phrase that makes me cringe every time I hear it. I cringe because proponents of leveling the playing field—if in fact it needs to […]
Long before the nationwide jobless rate peaked around 10 percent in 2009, I remember sitting in my car during a lunch break listening on NPR to a round table discussion […]