Monthly Archives: December 2011

SC Health Insurance Consumers pay $250 per Year in Agent Commissions

Wonder why health insurance is unaffordable?  South Carolina’s health insurance companies pay insurance producers (agents and brokers) on average $20.85 per member per month ($250 and change per year) for individual policies, the second highest in the country.  See … Continue reading

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Building a Better Gas Tax for South Carolina

South Carolina could generate an additional $407 million in transportation revenues by updating its gas tax to reflect changes in the cost of transportation construction according to a report out today from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP).  … Continue reading

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Really Want Transparent Government in SC?

The press in South Carolina has pointed to two transparency issues in recent days.  Governor Haley and her staff routinely delete emails and texts we are told.  Meanwhile the Department of Education told Sumter Senator Phil Leventis that it would … Continue reading

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SC Senate Fiscal Fitness Subcommittee Reports Bills Out

The South Carolina Senate Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Fiscal Fitness (Sens. McConnell, Knotts, Malloy, Sheheen, Davis and Shoopman) met in Columbia today (December 7) to, more or less, finalize its recommendations on changes to the Full Judiciary Committee. Streamlining Commission. The … Continue reading

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