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Where’s The Saber-Rattling Over The Ask For A Federal Bailout?

February 16, 2017

Two questions:

1. What is the state that was offered $11 billion from the federal government to provide better health care for the...Read More



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Pension Fix Will Likely Increase Property Taxes

For decades, there has been a simmering problem with the solvency of the South Carolina pension fund, but few people are aware of it. During...Read More



S.C. Is Lucky To Have Leatherman Where He Is

State Sen. Hugh Leatherman, president pro tempore of the Senate, never made it a secret that he didn’t want to be lieutenant governor.

When...Read More



When Will Failing Schools Copy Success Models?

Non-profit SouthCarolinaCAN sponsored a panel discussion on the state of black education in Charleston and America Thursday at the Royal Missionary...Read More



State Needs To Get Out Of Death Spiral Of Not Really Governing

Over the last 14 years, two South Carolina governors pounded a philosophy on the stump and at the Statehouse that there was little government...Read More



Inauguration 2017 – A Long Journey

From the time I endorsed President Donald Trump as a candidate to his Jan. 20 inauguration, it has been a long journey. I recall many fellow...Read More



Haley Reflects on Accomplishments

“When I was first elected, I heard over and again from governors around the country that this would be the best job I would ever have,”...Read More