Open-government movement has come a long way

Open-government movement has come a long way

It was ten years ago this month that I began developing plans for what would eventually become the state’s Fiscal Transparency Website — o...

July 10th, 2017 |  


State’s Lottery Tuition Assistance program needs to continue

State’s Lottery Tuition Assistance program needs to continue

It’s been well reported in recent years that a college education, or, at a minimum, some career-specific training after high school is going to ...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Military support for diplomacy and development

Amidst the darkness of Washington politics, a recent bright spot was the letter to Congress signed by more than 120 former senior military officers ur...

March 15th, 2017 |  


We need to embrace civic nationalism

While there are many humanitarian crises afoot in our world, one of the greatest is that which continues to unfold in the city of Aleppo, Syria. Alepp...

December 14th, 2016 |  


One person keeps you in the dark

One person keeps you in the dark

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May 17th, 2016 |  


Ground Zero is everywhere

By Winslow MyersContributing ColumnistThe philosopher Krishnamurti once asserted that we are each totally responsible for the whole world. Global clim...

April 13th, 2016 |  


DHEC committed to leading a quality public health system

By Catherine HeigelGuest ColumnistThe average South Carolinian probably isn’t aware of the time and expertise that goes into developing a qualit...

April 1st, 2016 |  


South Carolina’s new voting system must be secure

South Carolina’s new voting system must be secure

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June 10th, 2015 |