February 1, 2017

In State of the City Address, Benjamin Touts Inclusiveness

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin emphasized inclusiveness as he outlined a vision for the future that included social programs as well as entrepreneurship and investment.

In his State of the City address Tuesday at the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business, Benjamin said Columbia should make competitiveness a top priority with a focus on skilled workers.

“Our city is great because of our neighborhood leaders,” he said. “We must make them stronger.”