Economy

Small Business Group: Senate’s Refusal to Pass Voting Rights Legislation Bad for Democracy and the Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Conan Knoll conan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764 Small Business Group: Senate’s Refusal to Pass Voting Rights Legislation Bad for Democracy and the Economy Statement by Small Business for America’s Future Co-Chair Frank Knapp, Jr. in response to today’s Senate action on voting rights legislation Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2022—Today,…

Chamber calls on Graham and Scott to start debate on voting rights. “Put forward and defend your position”

Press Release January 17, 2022 Columbia, SC—Today the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce sent letters to Senator Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott asking them to vote to start the debate on the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. “If you truly believe…

Business panelists: Congress Must Disregard Parliamentarian’s Opinions and Immediately Pass Immigration Reforms to Save Economy

  Today the president and CEO of the SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce took part in a national video news conference organized by the American Business Immigration Coalition.  Citing the critical labor shortage the participants called for the U.S. Senate to ignore the opinion of the Parliamentarian and include…

Statement on Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Passage. Delivering Critical Funding for SC Small Businesses and Economy

Press Statement November 6, 2021 Contact: Frank Knapp 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Statement from Frank Knapp Jr., President and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce on the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Columbia, SC, Nov. 6, 2021—The passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill out of the House…

National Survey Shows Small Businesses Hurt by Lack of Affordable Child Care and Owners Support Federal Child Care Investments

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Conan Knoll conan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764 Jared Thompson jared@smallbusinessforamericasfuture.org (260) 797-2530 A new national survey of 1,000 small business owners finds the pandemic has exacerbated child care issues for small business owners and employees, and owners want the federal government to provide solutions Washington, D.C., Oct.…

UofSC economist says government shutdown unlikely to happen at end of week, with debt ceiling deadline looming

WIS-TV September 28, 2021 By Mary Green COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – An economist at the University of South Carolina said the federal government is unlikely to shut down Friday at midnight, the deadline by which Congress needs to reach an agreement on funding to keep it open. Past that, lawmakers face…