South Carolina Chamber of Commerce News

State Rep Jay Jordan files SC Business License Tax Reform Bill

The SC Business License Tax Reform Bill H. 4431 was filed by State Representative Jay Jordan on Tuesday

South Carolina business leaders highly confident in the economy

More than 93 percent of South Carolina business leaders are highly confident on the state’s economy, according to the recently released South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s Spring 2019 Business Confidence Survey.

SC Chamber of Commerce releases statement on House passage of Comprehensive Education Reform Bill

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Ted Pitts has released the following statement on the South Carolina House of Representatives’ passage of H.3759, the comprehensive education reform bill.

South Carolina Chamber presents Excellence in Workplace Diversity Awards

SC Chamber's Excellence in Workplace Diversity Awards winners announced at the 39th Annual Summit

Tariffs and tax cuts: More than just South Carolina's auto industry at stake

South Carolina’s juggernaut auto industry is contributing up to $27 billion to the state annually, but the long-term impact of trade policy and the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) may put that in jeopardy.

Greer mayor taking measured approach in face of economic uncertainty caused by auto tariffs

While the instability related to tariffs has many working in the auto industry concerned, Greer Mayor Richard W. Danner is hopeful the tariff skirmish will not develop into a full on trade war.

Protracted tariffs, trade war could drive up used car sales and prices, SC Chamber official says

More South Carolinians might take up the used-car habit—and pay more for it—if the Trump administration's tariffs and ongoing trade war becomes a protracted thing, an official with the state's Chamber of Commerce said during a recent interview.

Consumers could be hurt by protracted tariffs and trade war, SC Chamber official says

As manufacturers ship goods at a record-breaking pace out of South Carolina, one certainty about a protracted trade war is that consumers could end up feeling the most pain, a state Chamber of Commerce official said during a recent interview.

SOUTH CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: S.C. Chamber Announces Best Places to Work

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce honored the ‘2018 Best Places to Work’ in South Carolina during the 13th annual awards banquet, presented by Colonial Life, on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

SOUTH CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: S.C. Chamber Announces 2018-2019 Board of Directors Nominees

The South Carolina Chamber Nominating Committee has met and proposed the following list of nominees for the upcoming vacancies on its Board of Directors.

South Carolina Chamber releases 2018 Workforce & Jobs Report

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently released the 2018 Workforce & Jobs Report.

SC Chamber celebrates grand opening with Samsung

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated Samsung’s grand opening in Newberry, South Carolina.

State's chamber of commerce applauds vote on Ex-Im Bank nominee

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce released a statement following the Senate Banking Committee’s vote to oppose Scott Garrett’s nomination to lead the Export-Import Bank.

Chamber honors best employers in South Carolina

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently honored the best places to work in the state with a special banquet presented by Colonial Life at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

South Carolina Chamber announces scholarship winners

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce named the winners of scholarships recently during South Carolina Business Week, an opportunity for talented high-school students to learn about potential business careers by working with business leaders and peers.

Chamber of Commerce to embark on Grassroots Tour

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce is kicking off its 2017 Grassroots Tour, which will run through September and October.

South Carolina Chamber leader opposes Trump's nominee for Ex-Im Bank

Ted Pitts, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, expressed great dissatisfaction with Scott Garrett becoming a nominee to be president of Export-Import Bank.

State Chamber of Commerce launches S.C. Branded initiative

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has teamed with Upstate S.C. marketing firm The Brand Leader on a new initiative and event to celebrate the most recognizable brands in the state.

Chamber’s Pitts challenges Orangeburg County licensing proposal

Reasoning that a proposed business license tax would place Orangeburg County at a distinct disadvantage, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ted Pitts recently released a statement urging county council leaders to reconsider.

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce releases Legislative Scorecard

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has released this year's version of its Legislative Scorecard and posted the results online.

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