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BRIEFS: South Carolina’s failing grade plus a great digital resource

BRIEFS: South Carolina’s failing grade plus a great digital resource

The Palmetto State’s low jobless rate and huge economic development victories over the years haven’t been enough for it to escape being named the nation’s worst on jobs and business, according to a new Prosperity Now scorecard.

More than one-third of jobs in the state pay less than $24,250 per year, and the average annual pay in the state is $46,411, the report said.. The data earned the state an “F”.

The Prosperity Now scorecard gave South Carolina an F grade based on 60 outcome measures from savings and graduation rates to homeownership and health care.  

14.17: On exceptionalism, leadership, more

14.17: On exceptionalism, leadership, more

Commentary by Andy Brack on whether America remains truly exceptional and the suggestion that today’s politicians need to focus more on the big things to make sure the country is exceptional.

Also inside in this roundup of all that’s new: Scorecard, history, feedback, a Number of the Week and more.

by · 04/24/2015 · Full Issue
Up for Spearman, down for Haley, legislature

Up for Spearman, down for Haley, legislature

Spearman. We like how state Superintendent-elect Molly Spearman is talking about a collaborative, open approach in the Education Department. We prefer that over what Gary Burgess suggested in today’s My Turn. More. Hazelwood. It’s good news to hear that longtime Ethics Commission lawyer Cathy […]

by · 01/03/2015 · Features, Scorecard