Statement From Gov. Nikki Haley On July 2016 Unemployment Rate
COUMBIA, S.C. – August 19, 2016 - Governor Nikki Haley today issued the following statement in response to South Carolina’s unemployment rate declining to 5.2 percent in July from 5.4 percent in June.
"When we talk about priorities like workforce training and investments in education and students, there's a reason we do it - it's paying off as July's unemployment rate dropped to 5.2 percent. We are excited to celebrate another month of record-low unemployment, that includes three straight months of decline, and we look forward to keeping up the momentum."