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Statement on Senate Republican Caucus Infrastructure Funding Proposal:

Author: South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

Source: Media Statement

May 7, 2015

Senator Larry Grooms answers questions about the infrastructure funding proposal

Contact: Julie Scott

For Immediate Release

The following can be attributed to Ted Pitts, president and CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

“The business community commends the Senate Republican Caucus for their plan to invest in infrastructure, make the state’s tax structure more competitive and reform SCDOT. Their leadership on this most critical issue and their willingness to help find consensus is vital to achieving legislation this year that will provide a comprehensive, sustainable and recurring funding solution for our state’s roads.”

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s first state chamber Accredited with Distinction by the U.S. Chamber, is the state’s largest statewide broad-based business and industry trade association representing more than 18,000 businesses and more than one million employees. As the unified voice for business and industry, the Chamber is a catalyst for increasing wealth and enhancing the state’s global competitiveness in order to improve the quality of life for all South Carolinians.


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