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Duke Progress Energy Asks for 12.1% Rate Hike on Small Businesses

Press Release September 26, 2022 SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce petitions PSC to intervene Columbia, SC—Earlier this month Duke Energy Progress filed for an electric rate hike of 14.7% (residential), 12.1% (small general service), 8.2% (medium general service), and 6.2% (large general service). The South Carolina Small Business Chamber…

Are you and your employees eligible for low- or no-cost quality health insurance?

On September 19th join a free, 30-minute webinar sponsored by the SC Primary Health Care Association and the SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce. You’ll learn about the quality health insurance plans available to small business owners and workers, premium assistance to make the plans affordable, and criteria for accessing…

Webinar: Get Ready for Open Enrollment and BIG Savings on Health Insurance

Webinar September 19, 2022, 4PM Starting November 1st, the open enrollment period begins for anyone to obtain affordable, quality health insurance from the federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Learn more on a 30-minute webinar sponsored by the SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the SC Primary Health Care Association. This…

Small businesses hit as climate change floods Charleston’s historic district

ABC4 News Charleston, SC August 26, 2022 by John Upton (Climate Central), Sonya Stevens (ABC 4) and Charistin Clark (ABC 4) This story was produced through a collaboration between ABC News 4 Charleston and Climate Central, a nonadvocacy science and news organization. Alanna Elder (Climate Central) and Kelly Van Baalen…

Support the Electoral Count Reform Act. Sign letter to Congress

Sign the letter The Electoral Count Act of 1887 establishes the Congressional procedures for how state electoral votes for president and vice president are cast and counted. Unfortunately, 135 years later we now know that the rules of the Act are vague and outdated and led to false claims that…

Business’s support Senator Graham on reforming the Electoral Count Act

August 8, 2022 The Honorable Lindsey Graham Unite States Senate 290 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC  20510 Dear Senator Graham, On behalf of our chamber and businesses across the nation, thank you for co-sponsoring the Electoral Count Reform Act of 2022. Your bi-partisan negotiations and final bill demonstrates that…

25 Small Business Owners From Across the Country Call on Congress to Support Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 2, 2022 Contact conan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764 Washington, D.C.– Small business owners across the country are joining economic experts and the media in raising their voices in support of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which would rein in expenses that severely impact their bottom line. As we…