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Booker offers Day One action to ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic

PRESS STATEMENT Date:       July 11, 2019 From:      South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:  Booker offers Day One action to ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic Contact:  Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Booker offers Day One action to ban offshore drilling…

NOAA concerned about oil spills but not toxic chemical releases

PRESS RELEASE Date:       July 8, 2019 From:      South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   NOAA concerned about oil spills but not toxic chemicals Contact:   Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733, 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Columbia, SC—A recent story in the Charlotte Observer cites a June 29th NOAA report concerning the federal agency’s…

Inslee releases “Freedom from Fossil Fuels” plan.  Includes Day 1 Action to ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic

PRESS STATEMENT Date:       June 24, 2019 From:      South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   Inslee’s Day 1 plan to ban offshore drilling Contact:   Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Today presidential candidate Jay Inslee released his “Freedom from Fossil Fuels” plan agenda “to mobilize the United States…

Opinion: Failure Would Cement ‘Victory for Small Business’

Morning Consult June 21, 2019 By Frank Knapp Jr. Starting next year, for the first time, businesses will be allowed to give workers money specifically to purchase individual health insurance policies. This revised federal rule for tax-exempt health reimbursement arrangements was finalized last week. President Donald Trump called the changes a “monumental…

Commentary: Presidential candidates must pass SC’s offshore-drilling litmus test

Charleston Post and Courier June 14, 2019 By Frank Knapp Jr. South Carolina Democrats convene their state convention in Columbia on June 22. At least 14 candidates vying to win the party’s presidential nomination will join them. While numerous issues will be discussed, one should rise to the top due…

Weighing in on Election Issues, Small Business Owners Say Presidential Candidates Should Release Tax Returns, Support Raising Taxes on Wealthy

For Immediate Release: June 11, 2019 Contact: Conan Knoll, (831) 524-6764, conan@emcstrategies.com Scientific opinion poll finds nearly two-thirds of small business owners support legislation requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns, and support raising taxes on the wealthy and corporations Washington, D.C., June 11, 2019—A public opinion poll released today…