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Home Builders and Agents behind Coverage Alert System

Published on December 4, 2012 By Michael Whiteley, Eastern Bureau Chief, WorkCompCentral The Home Builders Association of South Carolina and a Columbia, S.C.,insurance agency that specializes in the construction industry are jointly funding a new system that alerts users when a workers’ compensation policy has lapsed prior to its scheduled expiration date.…

Don’t tie the hands of Consumer Product Safety Commission

Published on November 30, 2012 The Hill’s Congress Blog By Frank Knapp, Jr. We have heard an ongoing cry from organizations claiming to represent all businesses that they oppose any government action on toxic chemicals in our products, warning of increased costs and job losses. Now, a new independent poll…

DEW mistake spurs debate about governor’s cabinet operations

November 27, 2012 By Tim Smith, Capital Bureau The Greenville News State Democratic Party Chairman Dick Harpootlian said the problems are not unfortunate events. “They are a lack of diligence and scrutiny and work,” he said. COLUMBIA — Barbara League, the chief executive officer  of G.F. League Manufacturing in Greenville,…

SCE&G gives ground on rate hike; Utility now wants 4.23 percent more

Published on November 20, 2012 By Roddie Burris, The State SCE&G will slash its rate increase request to the S.C. Public Service Commission for electric customers, the company said late Monday after reaching a deal with several parties opposing the increase. The deal would save the average customer about $50…

Local Business Fearful After SCDOR Data Breach

Published on November 7, 2012 WLTX Columbia, SC (WLTX) — News19 has now learned that over the past five years, the Department of Revenue spent $231,000 dollars buying security through the corporation Trustwave, protection that failed. Governor Nikki Haley announced Wednesday that some business information was compromised in the Department…

SCE&G asks customers to pay for employee Zumba classes and expensive dining and alcohol

Published November 2, 2012 By Frank Knapp Jr. | Columbia Star I am Frank Knapp, president and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, a statewide advocacy organization trying to make South Carolina a more small business friendly state. On June 29 of this year, SCE&G filed…