Election Security

Statewide chamber calls for passage of voting rights legislation Supports Senate filibuster carveout

PRESS RELEASE August 17, 2021 Contact: Frank Knapp 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Columbia, SC–Today the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) announced its support of voting rights legislation in the US Senate.  The 21-year-old chamber also is supporting a Senate filibuster carveout for Constitutional issues, like voting rights, as proposed…

Business groups release letter signed by more than 500 small business owners calling for Congress to protect and expand voting rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Conan Knoll conan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764 Letter released during a call that also featured the results of a recent Small Business for America’s survey shows nearly three-quarters of small business owners support the For the People Act, which the Senate is considering this week Washington, D.C., June…

BUSINESS DEMANDS TRUMP REMOVAL, TRANSPARENCY FOR DONATIONS & RESTORING RULE OF LAW

January 7, 2021 Media Contact: Thomas Oppel (202) 660-1455 toppel@asbcouncil.org The ability to conduct business depends on the rule of law and equal justice, which came under attack yesterday when domestic terrorists assaulted and ransacked the U.S. Capitol building and disrupted and threatened members of Congress while executing the business…

Business Leaders Condemn Today’s Assault on Democracy, Call for Republicans to Hold Trump Accountable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Conan Knoll conan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764  Statement by Small Business For America’s Future Senior Advisor Rhett Buttle Washington, D.C., Jan. 6, 2021—We join business leaders from across the country, including the National Association of Manufacturers and the International Franchise Association, in condemning today’s assault on the nation’s capital and…

US business leaders press Donald Trump to start transition to Joe Biden

Financial Times November 24, 2020 Chief executives of Goldman Sachs and BlackRock warn further delays will hamper response to pandemic US business leaders are turning up the pressure on Donald Trump to begin the transition to Joe Biden’s administration, warning that further delays threaten America’s attempts to control the public…

Republican senator says ‘democracy isn’t the objective’ of US system

Utah Republican Senator Mike Lee tweeted on October 8th as reported by The Guardian: “Democracy isn’t the objective; liberty, peace, and prosperity are. We want the human condition to flourish. Rank democracy can thwart that.” Senator Lee, you can have “liberty, peace, and prosperity” under communism or a dictatorship. What…

Webinar–Business for Democracy: A Conversation on Voter Engagement + Responsible Business Strategy

Join the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) on Wednesday, September 23rd, at 2PM EDT for a crucial conversation on voter + election engagement and the business community’s role. ASBC is committed to building a sense of urgency and collective action in order to increase voter turnout this election and make…

National Campaign Posts Business Voices of Concern for Election Security

PRESS RELEASE Date:       January 13, 2020 From:      Business 4 Protecting The Election (www.protectelection.us) Subject:   National Campaign Posts Business Voices of Concern for Election Security Contact:  Frank Knapp, 803-252-5733 (o), 803-600-6874 (c), ProtectElection@gmail.com National Campaign Posts Business Voices of Concern for Election Security   Columbia, SC—A new platform has been launched…