Colbert Busch Applauds Boeing Job Expansion
Charleston, SC. April 9th, 2013… Elizabeth Colbert Busch issued the following statement about the announcement that Boeing will invest another $1 billion and add at least 2,000 jobs in the community.
“This is a wonderful day for the hardworking people of South Carolina, and it just goes to show the success we can have when the public and private sectors work together. As a businesswoman who supports and is committed to workforce development, this is exactly the kind of project we need. As your member of Congress, I’ll work to make sure even more employers come to our state.
“I applaud Boeing for its investment in South Carolina, and I am confident that the quality of our workforce, our business climate and our prospects will only encourage more employers to come here and expand their operations. With Boeing’s growth and the investments in South Carolina from the energy economic cluster that we teamed up to build, we have the opportunity for tremendous synergy to create good jobs here.
“Boeing is a tremendous partner, whether it’s investing in research or collaborating with the community. They are committed to our children and continuing education to ensure the South Carolina workforce is prepared for the 21st century economy.”
Elizabeth Colbert Busch is a tough and independent businesswoman who is deeply rooted in our community. One of 11 children, Elizabeth helped her family after her father and two brothers were killed in a plane crash. She worked her way through college and then up from the bottom in the Port industry, and she knows how to create good jobs. Elizabeth has refused to take any pledges to special interests or political action committees because her only pledge will be to the people she represents.