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Business community wins big(ly) at the State House

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Monday, June 19, 2017
The 2017-2018 legislative session for the General Assembly is shaping up to be one of the most pro-business in recent memory. The General Assembly is often criticized for kicking the can down the road on big issues and not making the best use of ...

Improving Access to Capital

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Friday, June 2, 2017

Upstate Banks Meet with Federal Staff on Repealing Dodd-Frank

Ballots and Stickers and City Council, Oh My!

Posted by: Avery Wannemacher on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
We all care about what’s going on in Washington, but what about the issues here in our own backyard? We need to speak up for those, too. For business owners, local government can have a much bigger impact on day-to-day affairs than national ...

What Made the Cut? Crossover Update

Posted by: Ashley Young on Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Crossover Day is the deadline for bills to be passed out of their chamber of origin to...

Local Elections are Set; Get Involved

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Friday, March 31, 2017
National politics gets all the media attention, but it's what happens at City Hall that might have more impact on your business than any hot button issue in Washington (healthcare is an obvious exception). While the national rhetoric ranges ...

The tax of doing nothing

Posted by: Carlos Phillips on Thursday, March 30, 2017

Virtually everyone in South Carolina agrees on two things....

UCC Advocacy Day at the Statehouse: 5 Reasons to Go

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Do Our Senators Use Our Roads?

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Monday, March 13, 2017
I’ve gotten this question a lot over the past week as I talk to our Chamber Investors about the challenge the roads debate faces in the Senate. The short answer is yes, but the reason road funding bills continue to stall in the Senate is due ...

Get to Know Your Leaders: William Timmons

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, March 9, 2017

Timmons is a newcomer to elected politics but has hit the ground running...

We’ve Reached The Last Resort

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Monday, February 27, 2017

If this isn’t the last resort, how bad does it need to get?

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