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SCMA Statement on 2020 State of the State Address

By January 22, 2020Manufacturing News

SCMA Statement on Governor McMaster’s 2020 State of the State Address

Contact: James Richter
Date: January 22, 2020
Phone: 803.528.1288

(Columbia, South Carolina) – The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance President & CEO, Sara Hazzard, released the following statement regarding Governor Henry McMaster’s 2020 State of the State Address:

“The manufacturing community applauds Governor McMaster’s focus and commitment in improving South Carolina’s education system. Workforce development is the number one issue affecting our industry, and the SCMA believes that our students should have the opportunity to earn an education that leads to meaningful employment and economic prosperity. We look forward to working with Governor McMaster and our State’s leaders to advance education policies and workforce development opportunities that will benefit South Carolinians today and for many generations to come.”


ABOUT THE SCMA – The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance is the only statewide organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of manufacturers. Its mission is to elevate the quality of life for all South Carolinians by advancing the state’s manufacturing industry. The SCMA membership is comprised of more than 200 manufacturing companies that represent more than 80,000 associates in South Carolina. For additional information about the SCMA, please visit