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Business Campaign for Election Security Re-branded

PRESS RELEASE Date:       December 3, 2019 From:      Business 4 Protecting The Election (formerly Protect Democracy USA) Subject:   Business Campaign for Election Security Re-branded Contact:  Frank Knapp, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), ProtectElection@gmail.com “Protect Democracy USA, the business campaign launched this past August calling on Congress to pass legislation critically needed to…

Oregon senator wants to give small businesses a tax break for hiring the first employee

USA Today November 6, 2019 By Rhonda Abrams Special to USA TODAY In my USA TODAY column in November 2009 – 10 years ago – I proposed a new idea: a tax credit for small businesses who hire their very first employee. Throughout the last decade, I’ve repeatedly advocated this “first…

Buttigieg Commits to Day One Action Plan to Ban Offshore Drilling

PRESS RELEASE Date:       November 5, 2019 From:      South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   Buttigieg Commits to Day One Action Plan on Offshore Drilling Contact:   Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org              All top Democratic candidates now onboard Columbia, SC—Mayor Pete Buttigieg yesterday signaled his commitment…

Sen. Wyden’s PROGRESS Act Introduced Today Shows How Tax Reform Can Help Small Businesses and Economy

October 30, 2019 Contact: Conan Knoll conan@emcstrategies.com (831) 524-6764 Statement by Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform Co-chair Frank Knapp, Jr. on the PROGRESS Act Introduced today by Sen. Ron Wyden, which includes key BRTR policy priority Washington, D.C., October 30, 2019—Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform commends Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)…

Wyden Introduces Bill To Boose Capital Access For Small Businesses

Today, Senator Wyden introduced the Providing Real Opportunities for Growth to Rising Entrepreneurs for Sustained Success Act (the PROGRESS Act) on a bicameral basis with Rep. Judy Chu in the House. The PROGRESS Act creates two new tax incentives to unlock the growth potential of all small businesses, designed to…