Election Security

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 leader calls for action on voting rights legislation to protect democracy and the economy

Press Release January 11, 2022 This afternoon in Atlanta, President Joe Biden called on the Senate to pass voting rights legislation by reforming the Senate filibuster rule in order to protect democracy.  President Biden said that he is “tired of being quiet.” Earlier today four national small business organizations called…

OPINION: Rep. Clyburn joins business community to push for voting rights legislation

The State, January 10, 2022 Hilton Head Island Packet, January 10, 2022 Carolina Panorama, January 15, 2022 By Rep. James E. Clyburn and Frank Knapp Free and fair elections, the underpinning of our democracy, are in danger, and even though they can’t directly cast a ballot, American businesses are among…

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…