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10:21 am on Friday January 14, 2011

Salary bumps for Nikki Haley aides raise eyebrows

Image by Flickr user aresauburn™ A 28% raise by South Carolina's new Governor Nikki Haley for her chief of staff has become a sticking point for those worried about Haley's fiscal policy.  Regardless of how valid a concern or justified the action,...
7:21 am on Friday January 14, 2011

Salary bumps for Nikki Haley aides raise eyebrows

A 28% raise by South Carolina's new Governor Nikki Haley for her chief of staff has become a sticking point for those worried about Haley's fiscal policy.  Regardless of how valid a concern or justified the action, this one has made the headlines...
5:00 am on Monday December 15, 2008

Beaufort Gazette: It's a bad idea to axe teacher incentive

The Beaufort Gazette says it's a terrible idea to freeze teacher incentives to get certified. What I found most compeling about their story was this quote from S.C. superintendent for education Jim Rex: These are tough economic times, and everyone...
11:45 am on Tuesday December 9, 2008

State committee: Freeze teacher pay

The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee is recommending that public school teachers should have their pay frozen, and that the financial incentive to get the state's teachers certified stop being awarded to new teachers. -- That stipend...
5:45 am on Friday August 8, 2008

Metro-area salaries below U.S. average

A report by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that the Charleston area pays its workers less than the national average, according to 2007 figures. But there's one bright spot: Salaries here are growing faster than average. So where's the...
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