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Analysis: South Carolina House members rank 26th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from South Carolina ranked 26th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: South Carolina ranks 27th best on unemployment insurances taxes

South Carolina finished 27th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Affordable housing proves hard to come by in Charleston

Charleston is one of the fastest growing cities, causing problems for people trying to find affordable homes in the area.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Charleston region's economic success earns national recognition, but also poses local challenges

Charleston and the region's economic success creates certain challenges, particularly linked to housing access and affordability, according to the official tasked with overseeing the city's development

Registration for Leadership Columbia Class of 2020 in underway

About 60 applicants will be chosen to take part in the Columbia Chamber leadership program, which is a 10-month course that aims to groom community leaders.

Analysis: South Carolina ranked 21st most affected by government shutdown

South Carolina ranked No. 21 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Mark Clark Expressway finally gains state approval

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank has approved the amended agreement to fund the completion of the Mark Clark Expressway, which was likewise approved by the Charleston County Council.

Talent and workforce solutions hire tops Greenville Chamber's 2018 accomplishments

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce has reveiewed its list of top successes and top challenges for 2018.

Greenville drive, trail closed for wastewater project

Cleveland Park Drive between Ridgeland Drive and Lakehurst Street will be closed for about two months to give way to the pipe installation for the city’s largest wastewater conveyance project.

Greenville Chamber publishes its 2019 Public Policy Agenda

The Greenville Chamber has published its 2019 Public Policy Agenda, which focuses on subjects such as state pension tax reform, augmenting teachers pay, and engaging Greenville residents to participate in economic growth.

Analysis: South Carolina posted 13th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

South Carolina ranked No. 13 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

South Carolina gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

South Carolina ranked No. 39 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

South Carolina business leaders eye potential impact of automobile tariffs

With the possibility of President Donald Trump imposing a 25 percent tariff on all vehicles imported from countries other than Mexico and Canada, automobile manufacturers are concerned about how that could affect their U.S. operations.

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.

Ports Authority continues to see record shipment levels, though slowdown may be on horizon

The South Carolina Ports Authority continues to post records for shipments and expects December to also be a busy month before an eventual slow down over the next several months due to concerns over U.S tariffs.

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