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Facts show Obamacare good for business

Editorial – Letters, The State The S.C. director of the National Federation of Independent Business continues his organization’s misleading information campaign about the new health-care law (“Replace health law with reforms that work,” Friday). As the president and CEO of the 5,000-member S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce and vice…

Selling Out Small Businesses to Benefit the Rich

July 24, 2012 To be filed under “deliberate obfuscation of tax cuts on the wealthy and the health of the American middle class”: Josh Harkinson of Mother Jones reported this past Monday on who the National Federation of Independent Businesses really represents. Surprise, surprise — it turns out they are…

South Carolina’s largest health insurer issuing rebates

Published on July 24, 2012 By Stephen Largen | The Post and Courier COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s largest health insurer has begun sending out rebate checks to some policy holders because it failed to meet a requirement of the federal health care overhaul. Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina…

E-Verify TV Report Small Business

Published on June 29, 2012 By JOEY HOLLEMAN, The State Small business groups have extremely varied viewpoints on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision backing the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. The National Federation of Independent Business actually joined South Carolina and 25 other states in the court challenge of…

Incubator helps nurture small business growth

Published on July 7, 2012 By Lillia Callum-Penso, The Greenville News Clemson Elementary third-grade teacher Susan Nunamaker developed the Money Cents for Kids program to teach students how to negotiate costs and develop marketing for the businesses they’ve created. / MYKAL McELDOWNEY/Staff The sounds coming from Susan Nunamaker’s classroom at…

Lines Drawn over Haley’s health law stance

Published on July 7, 2012 The Greenville News By Tim Smith, Staff Writer COLUMBIA — When Gov. Nikki Haley announced that she opposes implementing insurance exchanges or expanding Medicaid rolls under the new federal health-care law, it came as little surprise to supporters of the act. The governor has repeatedly…

What it means to S.C. businesses: Small buiness groups split on ruling

The State June 29, 2012 By JOEY HOLLEMAN Small business groups have extremely varied viewpoints on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision backing the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. The National Federation of Independent Business actually joined South Carolina and 25 other states in the court challenge of the law.…

Local reaction to health-care law falls along party line

Published June 29, 2012 Greenville Online By Liv Osby, Staff Writer Reaction in South Carolina to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold most of the federal health-care reform law Thursday came down largely along party lines, with opponents calling it a new tax that needs to be repealed while…