Monthly Archives: November 2011

Real Fiscal Fitness for South Carolina: It’s Not Spending Caps

South Carolina needs to make changes to improve its fiscal fitness.  Adopting the Budget Stabilization Fund advanced by Senator McConnell in the past few years would be an important start, holding excess revenues in good times and protecting against damaging … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story on South Carolina Sales Tax Exemptions

The debate over South Carolina sales tax exemptions and caps is heating up. Some clarity is needed. In Sunday’s The State, SC Senate President Pro Tempore Glenn McConnell and House Speaker Bobby Harrell (http://www.thestate.com/2011/11/06/2034930/harrell-mcconnell-beware-democrats.html) attack the litigation filed by Democratic … Continue reading

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