Gov. Nikki Haley (SC)

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Progress in South Carolina under Gov. Nikki Haley

  • Governor Haley passed a small business income tax reform package that has decreased income taxes for two consecutive years, and will again next year.
  • South Carolina now has the fastest growing manufacturing sector on the East Coast, which has created over 38,000 new jobs and brought in over $9 billion in new investment.
  • Under Governor Haley, South Carolina’s Department of Social Services implemented a welfare-to-work program that has found jobs for 18,000 welfare recipients with a 94% retention rate.
  • Governor Haley has made supporting increased transportation spending a priority, and signed into law a $1 billion infrastructure bill without raising taxes this past June – the largest investment in roads and bridges in 25 years.