S.C. Board of Economic Advisors

Palmetto State’s Economy Improving, But Big Hurdles Remain, Economists Say

Dec. 18, 2012, 10:15 a.m. by Kelli Weston

South Carolina’s economy is moving in the right direction, though there is plenty of room for improvement, state economic researchers said Monday.

Sales-Tax Exemption Bill: Real Reform?

March 27, 2012, 6 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

The latest S.C. House proposal to eliminate many state sales tax exemptions is a watered-down version of another House bill that has been stuck in committee, a review by The Nerve has found.

Restructuring: Lots of Talk, Little Action

Dec. 15, 2011, 6 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

“Restructuring” might have been the buzzword of this year’s legislative session, but in the end, there was a whole lot of talk – and even an emergency S.C. Supreme Court ruling – with no concrete results.