Statement From Gov. Nikki Haley On June 2016 Unemployment Rate
COLUMBIA, S.C. - July 22, 2016 - Governor Nikki Haley today issued the following statement in response to South Carolina's unemployment rate declining to 5.4 percent in June from 5.6 percent in May.
"Great things are happening in our state. Thanks to the hard work of our employers, employees and Team South Carolina, we are able to celebrate a 15 year record low unemployment rate - but we aren't finished. Today's announcement is all the motivation we need to stay focused on things like workforce training, tax relief and investments in our students so we can keep the momentum going."