Legislative agenda

2024 session review: SC makes headway on much-needed reforms

As we close out the second half of the 2023-24 regular session, South Carolina is pressing forward with changes to advance liberty, provide tax relief, and increase government transparency, among other improvements. Several of these measures are now signed into law, while others are just shy of the finish line.  ...

  • 2024 session review: SC makes headway on much-needed reforms

    As we close out the second half of the 2023-24 regular session, South Carolina is pressing forward with changes to advance liberty, provide tax relief, and increase government transparency, among other improvements. Several of these measures are now signed into law, while others are just shy of the finish line.  ...
  • Bills to watch ahead of this year's crossover deadline

    Update 4/5/24: Bills that passed or made progress this week are specified below.  As we near the end of South Carolina’s 2024 legislative session, a critical deadline is on the horizon. Bills that want a chance of becoming law this year must receive initial passage in the House or Senate by...
  • McMaster spotlights key SCPC reforms in State of State Address

    On Wednesday, S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster delivered his 2024 State of the State Address, outlining his priorities for the next year and beyond. We are pleased to share that he expressed support for a number of reforms backed by SCPC, which you can learn more about in our 2024 Legislative Roadmap.  ...
  • SCPC's 2024 Roadmap to Reform

    Our mission: Since 1986, the S.C. Policy Council has existed to promote the principles of limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty and responsibility. We believe that advancing policies in line with this mission will help South Carolina reach its highest potential.  
  • Elevating South Carolina: SCPC celebrates major achievements in 2023

    South Carolina witnessed historic progress in 2023, advancing policies backed by SCPC to expand educational freedom, improve access to healthcare, cut costs and bureaucratic red tape, and shed light on the actions of government. As the year comes to an end, we wanted to take a moment and reflect on...
  • 2023 Legislative Scorecard

    South Carolina is embarking on a path toward a brighter future – and adopting key free-market policies will be key to this journey. The South Carolina Policy Council’s 2023-24 Legislative Scorecard was created to assist in this effort and promote the organization’s principles of limited government, free enterprise, and individual...
  • 2023 session review: SCPC helps achieve major policy victories

    South Carolina is in a much stronger position than it was just a few months ago, thanks to key policy victories supported by SCPC’s research. With the regular legislative session now finished, it’s a great time to look back on some of these achievements. Each are part of the reforms...
  • The 2023-24 South Carolina Policy Council Free Market Legislative Agenda

    The S.C. Policy Council believes that South Carolina has a bright and prosperous future. By embracing policies that limit government, allow for free enterprise, and stand for individual liberty and responsibility, we can ensure our state reaches its highest potential. During the 2023-24 S.C. legislative session, SCPC will pursue a...