Apr 30 2015

Two years ago new rules from the Census Bureau and the Office of Management and Budget moved Brunswick County from the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area to the Myrtle Beach MSA. MSAs are commonly used by businesses to determine the size of new markets and to analyze the workforce.

Today, Sen. Richard Burr, Sen. Thom Tillis and Rep. David Rouzer introduced legislation to change things back…

… “The Administration made a misguided decision to separate Brunswick County from the Wilmington metropolitan area, which in turn has had a harmful economic impact on the region,” Tillis said.

Read the full article here.