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Letter of Support for the SHIELD Act of 2019

1717 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201, 803-252-5733 ProtectDemocracyUSA@gmail.com www.ProtectDemocracyUSA.com October 9, 2019 The Honorable Zoe Lofgren Chairperson Committee on House Administration 1401 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 (Delivered via Email) Re:  SHIELD Act of 2019 Dear Chairperson Lofgren, Thank you and your cosponsors for introducing the SHIELD Act…

ACTION ALERT!!! U.S House to vote on banning Offshore Oil Drilling this week. Call S.C. Representatives NOW!

September 9, 2019 As early as tomorrow the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a bill, sponsored by South Carolina’s Joe Cunningham, to prohibit the leasing of federal waters for offshore oil drilling along the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts and in the Straits of Florida. It is critical that…

Hurricane Dorian Information for Small Businesses

Dominion Energy: Report Electrical Outages Online Test Message Calling 1-888-333-4465 ****************************************************** Santee Cooper: Report an Outage Report online or call 888-769-7688. Please take the following steps if you experience a power outage.  Check your circuit panel or fuse box. If you have circuit breakers, flip the main breaker switch to…

Sanders Calls for Day One Action Plan on Offshore Drilling. Three other candidates fall just short of litmus test.

PRESS RELEASE Date: September 4, 2019 From: South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject: Sanders Calls For Day One Action Plan on Offshore Drilling Contact: Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Columbia, SC—Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has recently released an extensive plan to move the nation…

New York Takes Action to Protect Small Businesses Nationwide from Predatory Lenders

Bloomberg August 30, 2019 Cuomo Signs Bill Cracking Down on Small-Business-Loan Abuses By Zachary Mider Ban on out-of-state confessions of judgment has national scope Law will restrict use by unregulated cash-advance lenders New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill aimed at preventing predatory lenders from using the state’s court…