Federal Matters

South Carolina must advocate for issues at the federal level to ensure South Carolina's business climate prospers and creates jobs here in our state.

The South Carolina Chamber Supports
  • Funding for the Port of Charleston deepening project
  • Reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank
  • Ensuring that federal regulations are not overly burdensome to business from agencies such as the NLRB, EPA and OSHA
  • Funding to maintain operations at the Savannah River Site and the Savannah River National Laboratory
  • Reforming immigration policy on border control, guest worker programs, e-Verify and legal pathways to citizenship
  • Finding environmental energy solutions for offshore drilling exploration and the Keystone XL Pipeline