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Traffic congestion could cause workers to seek work closer to home

We Stand For Progress Reports | Apr 29, 2019 @ 11:32am

GEL Group, Inc. did a survey of its approximately 200 Charleston-based employees to see how much of a commute they had for work.


Growing employment of women in tech fields seen as strengthening South Carolina's competitiveness

We Stand For Progress Reports | Apr 12, 2019 @ 6:45pm

A recent report from Cyberstates found that South Carolina’s tech sector ranks sixth nationally in terms of the number of women employed.


Federal budget proposal includes $138 million for SCPA harbor project

We Stand For Progress Reports | Apr 1, 2019 @ 11:13am

Completion of a project to improve the Port of Charleston’s infrastructure became closer to reality when President Trump’s proposed 2020 budget allocated $138 to the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project.


SCPA reports record volume for February

We Stand For Progress Reports | Mar 30, 2019 @ 9:51am

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), which operates the harbor port in Charleston and two inland ports, experienced its highest container volume for February in its history this year, according to a press release issued by the authority March 20. In addition, in the first eight months of this fiscal year growth has reached nearly 12 percent.


Chamber's Scott weighs in on Charleston's affordable housing crisis

We Stand For Progress Reports | Mar 27, 2019 @ 6:46pm

The Charleston Metropolitan Chamber is teaming with the Charleston Regional Development Alliance in an effort to economically stabilize the tri-county area of Dorchester, Berkeley and Charleston through a program called "One Region," but one expert says it may not be enough to address the workforce housing crisis.