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Number of banks shrink by 68%, small business loans suffer

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Frank Knapp Jr. 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Policy recommendation: More of the same Columbia, SC, March 23, 2021—The number of commercial banks has decreased 68% since 1980.  Only 4,600 banks exist today because “many smaller sized banks have disappeared during this period, via mergers or failures” according to a…

On 11th Anniversary of the Passage of the Affordable Care Act, Let’s do More on Healthcare

Contact Conan Knoll conan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764 Statement by Rhett Buttle, senior advisor to Small Business for America’s Future and former Director of Private Sector Engagement in the Office of the Secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services Washington, D.C., March. 22, 2021—On the 11th anniversary of the Affordable…

Governor Henry McMaster Signs Proclamation Declaring March 17, 2021 “SBDC Day”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2021 Contact: Susan Sturgeon Marketing Manager SC Small Business Development Centers 803-777-0440 susan.sturgeon@moore.sc.edu Celebration Set to Honor the 1,000 SBDCs Nationwide Working on Behalf of Small Businesses COLUMBIA, SC –  In honor of the South Carolina Small Business Development Centers (SC SBDC), an organization that for over…