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An Approach to Localized Policy Priorities: South

Start Us Up America’s New Business Plan| January 21, 2022 For more than 20 years, the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) has promoted entrepreneurs’ general interests to governments at the state, local, and even the federal levels. Frank Knapp, the group’s president, CEO and co-founder, has led his chamber’s…

Opinion: Thriving economy, improved environment need well-functioning democracy

WIS Politics.com April 28, 2022 Opinion: Thriving economy, improved environment need well-functioning democracy By John Imes Democracy in Wisconsin is under attack by autocratic forces. Their victory will spell doom for a more sustainable economy and environment. The threat comes from the continued onslaught of hyper-partisan redistricting, plus restrictions on…

SBAF Co-Chair to Testify Before Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs’ Subcommittee on Economic Policy on Importance of Affordable Childcare to Small Business 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Conan Knollconan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764 SBAF Co-Chair to Testify Before Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs’ Subcommittee on Economic Policy on Importance of Affordable Childcare to Small Business  Today, Small Business for America Co-Chair Walt Rowen will testify before the Senate’s Committee on Banking, Housing and…

Small Business Group: Small business owners support measures to ensure corporations pay their fair share of taxes, level playing field for Main Street Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Conan Knollconan@emccommunications.com(831) 524-6764 Small Business Group: Small business owners support measures to ensure corporations pay their fair share of taxes, level playing field for Main Street Entrepreneurs Statement by Small Business For America’s Future Co-Chair Anne Zimmerman urging lawmakers to level the playing field for small…

Small Business Group: EXIM’s Make More in America initiative is a welcome and innovative approach to helping small business manufacturing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Conan Knollconan@emccommunications.com(831) 524-6764 Small Business Group: EXIM’s Make More in America initiative is a welcome and innovative approach to helping small business manufacturing Statement by Small Business for America’s Future Co-Chair Walt Rowen, CEO of Susquehanna Glass Co. in Pennsylvania, about the EXIM bank making financing available to…

SBAF’s Founding Co-Chair Frank Knapp Jr. Becomes Policy & Outreach Advisor; Small Business Council Member Walt Rowen Becomes Co-Chair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Conan Knoll conan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764 Founding Small Business for America’s Future Co-chair Frank Knapp Jr. to take active role in serving the organization as policy and outreach advisor and long-time small business owner and advocate Walt Rowen to become co-chair Washington, D.C., April 4, 2022— Small Business…