A Tale of Two Bills

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The last day of the regular legislative session at the Statehouse is known as Sine Die, a latin term that means to end a meeting without an appointed date to return. Per the South Carolina constitution, this day takes place on the second Thursday of ...

It's Crossover Day

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Tonight, at 11:59 pm, it’s “Crossover Day” at the Statehouse. This is the day when legislation has to cross from the House to the Senate, or the Senate to the House, and still be considered under the normal rules. After crossover, ...

It’s 2018. Here’s What You Can Expect from Your Business Advocacy Team.

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
If 2016 and 2017 taught us anything, it’s probably that we shouldn’t waste much time making predictions on a political landscape that’s ever-changing; the warranty on my crystal ball expired long ago. But for 2018, I’m ...

A Major Win for Upstate Exporters

Posted by: Jason Zacher on Thursday, December 21, 2017
The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs rejected Scott Garrett’s nomination to be chairman of the Export-Import Bank. This is a major victory for the nearly 20,000 South Carolina jobs that depend on the bank – ...

The Latest on Tax Reform

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Get Out and Vote

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Today, November 7th is the primary for two City Council seats, one At Large seat and one seat in District Two. Local races are important because local representatives make decisions on how tax money is spent, mass transit, economic growth and so ...

Upstate Political Leadership Institute to Train Our Future Leaders

Posted by: Zachary Heltsley on Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Ready to give back to your community? Learn how to run for office at the Upstate Political Leadership Institute. As election season rolls around, we can all look forward to the calls, commercials, mail and visits at your front door from ...

Why Your Chamber Wants to Know Your Issues

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Monday, October 23, 2017
Like many of our Investors, it’s that time of year when we’re wrapping up our budgets and events for 2017, and turning towards planning for the new year. For advocacy, that means putting together our 2018 Legislative Survey and ...

3 P's of Tax Reform

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Congress returns from their August recess to Washington after Labor Day and is preparing for a busy fall, with debates over the debt ceiling, the budget, and tax reform anticipated. During the 2016 campaign cycle, pro-business members of Congress ...

We’re Listening

Posted by: Katie Busbee on Thursday, August 17, 2017

We want to hear what's important to your business as we craft our 2018 Legislative Agenda

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