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Are You Ready for a Runoff?  Good Government Committee supported candidates Rep. Goldfinch (SD2), Sen. Larry Martin (SD34), Bill Bowers (HD122) and Roy Maybank (SD41) will face runoffs on June 28. If you live in these districts, your support is critical– please pledge to vote on June 28.
#StandWithScott Momentum builds...  Senator Lee Bright’s constituents (SD12) sent a strong message in last Tuesday's primary election. A large majority (62%) of his district voted against Senator Bright, sending him into a runoff with Scott Talley on June 28. The South Carolina Good Government Committee has endorsed Scott Talley, and so has Governor Haley. You can #StandWithScott too by clicking here.  Momentum is building for Scott and it is critical that we get out the vote on June 28.
Best Places to Work in South Carolina Announced... We, in partnership with the Best Companies Group and SCBIZ are pleased to unveil the 60 winning companies of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina for 2016! This year's winners will be recognized and the rankings will be announced during the Best Places awards dinner, presented by Colonial Life, August 4 in Columbia. See if your company made the list here! 

State Chamber Stands with SC Farmers... Chairman of the Palmetto Agribusiness Council, Ron Summers, penned a letter to the editor in the State Newspaper Monday praising the SC Chamber for its pushing the Farm Aid Bill across the finish line. The Chamber recognizes the importance of our agricultural community and will continue to find ways to support it. Read the full letter here

Apply now for the 2016-2017 SC Education Policy Fellowship Program… Do you have a passion for education policy and a desire to improve opportunities for children? Submit an application for the SC Education Policy Fellowship Program, a 10-month professional development program designed to work toward the implementation of sound education policy and practice in South Carolina. More information can be found here.



  • South State Bank merges with Southeastern Bank Financial Corp…
  • Bond Dickinson and Womble Carlyle forge Transatlantic Alliance…
  • Turner Padget Graham & Laney adds 3 attorneys…
  • MUSC, Harbor Entrepreneur Center to launch life-science tech accelerator in Charleston…
  • AFL presents 2016-2017 Naruse Academic Scholarship awards…
  • Fisher Phillips Attorney receives President’s Award from South Carolina Bar…
  • Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce graduates Class XXXII of Leadership Anderson…
  • Doctors Care becomes first urgent care in SC to offer telemedicine services…
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