Jon Styf

Jon Styf is an award-winning editor and reporter who has worked in Illinois, Texas, Wisconsin, Florida, and Michigan in local newsrooms over the past 20 years, working for Shaw Media, Hearst, and…

Income tax rebate, education legislation remain for South Carolina Legislature

(The Center Square) – While South Carolina’s regular legislative session ended Thursday, several pieces of legislation are still in the works including an income tax rebate proposal along with a… Read More

May 16, 2022
Public Education
Transgender sports bill headed to South Carolina governor

(The Center Square) – A bill that would prevent transgender athletes from competing in female sports in public middle and high schools and public universities is headed to South Carolina… Read More

May 13, 2022
South Carolina House approves amended educational savings account program

(The Center Square) – The South Carolina House amended and passed a bill that would create a pilot educational savings account program in the state. The amendment alters… Read More

May 11, 2022
Public Education
Lee signs new Tennessee public school funding formula into law

(The Center Square) – A new funding formula for public education in Tennessee was signed into law by Gov. Bill Lee on Monday. Lee said, “it’s long overdue that we… Read More

May 3, 2022
Public Education
Tennessee’s public school funding overhaul passes key committees, headed to full House and Senate

(The Center Square) — A bill that would rework how Tennessee funds its public schools passed two key committees on Tuesday and will now head to the full House and… Read More

April 27, 2022