SC Chamber endorsement

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Press Release

June 7, 2012, Contact: Julie Scott, 803-255-2628, For Immediate Release

SOUTH CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ENDORSES KEVIN BRYANT FOR SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE DISTRICT 3

Columbia, S.C. – As the unified voice of business, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce believes that supporting pro-business candidates who understand and support economic development priorities is of the utmost importance. A candidate with a commitment to advancing a legislative agenda that promotes competitiveness in South Carolina is critical to economic development. Therefore, the South Carolina Chamber endorses Kevin Bryant for South Carolina Senate District 3.

“All South Carolinians should support candidates who demonstrate a commitment to values that ultimately strengthen our economy and lead to more jobs with higher salaries,” said Otis Rawl, president and CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. “We must elect leaders who share our pro-business values. Senator Kevin Bryant understands that a competitive business climate leads to job creation.”

The business community thanks Senator Kevin Bryant for his commitment to representing the people of South Carolina who each need good jobs and a competitive state economy.

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s first state chamber Accredited with Distinction by the U.S. Chamber, is South Carolina’s largest statewide broad-based business and industry trade association representing more than 18,000 businesses and more than one million employees, with 90 percent of membership comprised of small businesses. 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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