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South Carolina | Fifty States in Fifty Weeks

October 25, 2013

Each week this year (with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas) we will examine the fiscal and economic health of one of the U.S. states. Our 44th state in this series is South Carolina. Here are the top five (or more) things you need to know about the Palmetto State.

State Fact Sheets for November

November 26, 2012

Get the latest on your state’s unemployment rate, economic condition, budget deficit and more with our State Fact Sheets. The most up to date fiscal and economic data for all 50 states in one place.

State News Roundup

November 8, 2012

According to a monthly business confidence index released by the Associated Industries of Massachusetts, employers posted a 51.1 reading in the month of October. A reading of 50 is considered neutral.

State News Roundup

News Roundup | April 19, 2012

The State reports that South Carolina’s retirement system has now run a deficit of $1.4 billion dollars in just one year. Currently covering almost500,000 people, the system includes state employees, local government workers and teachers.

State News Roundup

News Roundup | May 5, 2011

South Carolina doles out part of its budget surplus, Hawaii lays out spending before its sure of its revenue, and California gets an unexpected $2 billion surge.