Boeing

Promoting small business development just a fraction of the cost of Boeing incentives

South Carolina state officials are reported to have been secretively putting together an incentive package to lure Boeing into manufacturing its new 777X jet in the Palmetto state. In addition to the prestige of expanding Boeing’s presence and employment in the state (which has already cost South Carolina $570 million…

Action Alert!!!

One of Governor Haley’s budget vetoes directly impacts on our state’s efforts to help our small manufacturers.  In Veto #49 the Governor has effectively slashed 23% of the state budget for the South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership, which provides heavily discounted professional consulting to small manufacturers who can not afford private…

How Everyone Else Pays for Big Business’s Tax Breaks

US  News and World ReportApril 5, 2012 Families and small businesses pick up the tab for egregious tax loopholes exploited by corporations By Joseph Rotella, Dennis Van Roekel Some politicians might believe that “corporations are people,” as former Gov. Mitt Romney declared last year. At tax time, however, corporations enjoy…

Creating Jobs from the Ground Up

The below is an editorial by the Sun News that ran in the Myrtle Beach area newspaper on July 05, 2011 ——————————————————————————————————- Creating Jobs from the Ground Up Frank Knapp has a message for those who want to create jobs and bolster our state’s economy: Look to the little guys.…