Posts Tagged ‘Transportation Funding’

On Location: SC Ports

Posted on: November 13th, 2017 by Allison Andrews

An In-depth look at transportation and infrastructure issues facing the region with panelists: Christy Hall, South Carolina Transportation Secretary, Jim Newsome, CEO, SC Ports Authority, South Carolina Senator Larry Grooms, Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, G. Clifton Parker, President, G&P Trucking Co.

Nicholas J. Tennyson, NC Secretary of Transportation

Posted on: August 20th, 2016 by Allison Andrews

An Executive Profile on one of the most critical issues to our growing region.

Dave Parsons, President and CEO, AAA Carolinas

Posted on: December 4th, 2015 by Allison Andrews

Panelists: Grady Johnson, President and Group Publisher, SC Biz News and Jeff Michael, Director, UNC Charlotte Urban Institute. Topics include election fallout, disruptive technologies, distracted drivers and transportation funding.

Ned Curran, Chairman, NC DOT

Posted on: September 27th, 2015 by Allison Andrews

Tim Giuliani, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and Torrey Rush, Richland County Council Chairman join the discussion. Topics include the power of collaboration, transportation reform, and speculative development.

A Conversation with North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory

Posted on: October 10th, 2014 by Allison Andrews

Host Chris William talks to North Carolina Governor Pat McCory about what he says will connect the urban economic centers of the state with rural towns. McCory also talks about

Workforce Strategy

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by admin

The creation of a statewide strategy for workforce development is among the priorities for Cheryl Stanton, who earlier this year was named the new Executive Director of South Carolina’s Department of Employment and Workforce. With a resurgence in manufacturing and the development of new logistics hubs in South Carolina, a shortage of new jobs is not as much of a problem as a need for more qualified applicants. On this program, we discuss the task of retraining the state’s unemployed and steering younger people to the career paths with the most promising futures. John Gessaman of Carolinas Gateway Partnership and Lewis Gossett of the S.C. Manufacturers Alliance join the conversation.

 

Road Repairs

Posted on: May 10th, 2013 by admin

With an estimated price tag of $29 billion to repair and maintain South Carolina’s roads over the next 20 years, South Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Robert St. Onge is looking to the state’s lawmakers for a plan to pay for the work. Finding the money will not be easy as policy makers have expressed reluctance to raise the state’s gas tax or add tolls to some roads. On this program, St. Onge looks at the solutions other states have found to address their infrastructure needs and discusses the significance of the Charleston port for the region. Ike McLeese, President and CEO at the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce and Ned Curran, CEO of The Bissell Companies and Chair of the North Carolina Board of Transportation join the conversation.

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