South Carolina finished 30th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems
Dabo Swinney, head football coach at Clemson University, earned $6.5 million in 2018, making Swinney the highest-paid public employee in South Carolina last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Exponential growth in the technology, hospitality and tourism sectors, as well as thousands of jobs associated with the Port of Charleston, are all touted as examples of an economic boom for Greater Charleston, but a lack of affordable housing and increasing commuter congestion may soon outweigh all the benefits if not immediately addressed.
Legislative appropriations for South Carolina arts agencies are projected to reach $11.3 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $2.23 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
New Year's Day marks the start of Charleston's ban on single-use plastics including merchandise and carryout bags.
Hotel room bills in South Carolina tack on a total state lodging tax of 7 percent, the 14th highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).
No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in South Carolina who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 3,145, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to South Carolina totaled $217.9 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The situation for Charleston residents in need of affordable housing is looking better – a lot better, according to one local government agency.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $2,561,226 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in South Carolina, the 37th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
These days, the U.S. is facing a greater range of threats than any point since the end of the Cold War. There are numerous foreign dictatorships, kleptocracies, and regimes that are trying to undermine our economy, democracy, and national security.
Rep. Joe Cunningham (D-South Carolina) did not respond to requests for comment from the Palmetto Business Daily regarding the upcoming vote by the U.S. House of Representatives on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
Two South Carolina State Senators say the Palmetto State is not doing enough to regulate oyster farming in publicly owned waterways.
South Carolina two-year colleges charged students $5,640 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the fifth highest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
Each of the seven U.S. House of Representatives members representing South Carolina draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.
South Carolina four-year public university tuition and fees went from $8,956 in 2004-05 to $13,057 in 2019-20, the 34th largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.