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South Carolina legislators OK Haley's request to borrow $123 million for Volvo

...influx of cash ? they made clear they don't want the treasurer's office to proceed under the approved terms.Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt told legislators he needed authorization for $123 million to abide by the terms he wrote into the deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/south-carolina-legislators
Volvo chooses South Carolina for first US plant

...Volvo liked that South Ca o lina already had auto suppliers to the BMW and Sprin ter van plants in place, state Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt said.The company also was impressed by the worker training programs in place for Boeing, which started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-11/volvo-chooses-south-caroli
Forgot Paris?

...march? The U.S. ambassador to France and one of the assistant secretaries of state. Apparently even U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker found herself too tied up to make it to Paris.The New York Daily News summed up this latest diplomatic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-13/forgot-paris
New research ship dedicated to memory of late commerce secretary

...52 million vessel named in memory of the late Commerce Secretary Ronald Brown. "If he was here he would be thrilled...economic growth was unwavering and unmatched," Commerce Secretary William Daley said. "The ship that bears his name...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/21/tec_211693.shtml
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Commerce secretary supports Hollings

COLUMBIA -- State Commerce Secretary Bob Royall is one of Republican Gov. David Beasley's close advisers, but in the U.S. Senate race, he is putting his money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/29/met_227016.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...the governor's children, maid services for the commerce secretary or furnishings for the office under new guidelines...travel or meals for spouses unless approved by the commerce secretary. Program at colleges tracks foreign students COLUMBIA -A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/23/met_346858.shtml
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Beasley spent more than $85,000 on Asia trip

...state's business ties to the area, the governor's commerce secretary says. Japan is the second-biggest foreign investor...sector big time. That's where the action is," Commerce Secretary Bob Royall said. Beasley led an eight-member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/27/met_219670.shtml
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North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

...be significantly larger than Texas to be competitive because the Lone Star State has no corporate or income tax, Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker said in an interview last week. Companies on the move compare the total cost of its new site and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/nc-offered-100m-toyota-hq-
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says India trip will yield economic boost

...are paid by taxpayers. They include four Commerce employees and the director of the state's tourism agency. Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt has said Haley's husband paid his own airfare.It's the first time a trade delegation has included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/south-carolina-gov-nikki-h
Let Export-Import Bank expire

...Barack Obama denounced in 2008 as "little more than a fund for corporate welfare." Today, according to U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, the Obama administration is "100 percent committed" to the bank.That could be because, as U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-19/let-export-import-ban