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Columbia, SC - Scott Slatton has joined the legislative staff at the Municipal Association of South Carolina as the legislative and public policy advocate.

Previously serving as the senior field services manager for the Association, Slatton will now focus on researching, analyzing and reporting on long-range municipal legislative proposals and building relationships and strategies for implementing these proposals.
 
Before joining the Association, Slatton was a political writer on Capitol Hill, a human resource and information technology director, a town manager in the Town of Badin, NC, and the city manager of the City of Woodruff in Spartanburg County.
 
Slatton is also a member of the International City and County Management Association and holds its credentialed manager designation. He is also a member of the South Carolina City and County Management Association. Slatton received a bachelor's degree in history and political science from Winthrop University and a master's degree in public administration from George Mason University. He also served as a firefighter and officer with the Woodruff Fire Department.
 
"Scott's background and experience in municipal government give him the perspective and knowledge to research and evaluate potential legislation to give cities and towns the tools to build quality places to live and attract business investment," said Miriam Hair, executive director of the Municipal Association.
 

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The Municipal Association of South Carolina is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit Association of incorporated cities and towns dedicated to raising the standards of municipal government through a broad range of services.