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$65 million in COVID aid to SC small businesses and nonprofits delayed by weeks

Post and Courier December 17, 2020 By Seanna Adcox COLUMBIA — South Carolina has postponed sending promised state grants to struggling small businesses and nonprofits, which could wait an extra week or more to learn whether they’ve won a small lifeline toward surviving COVID-19. And the winners likely won’t get the cash,…

PPP Disclosure Shows Sad State of Affairs for Small Business in Washington; Congress Needs to Stop Proposing Relief and Get to Work

Statement by Shaundell Newsome, Co-Chair of Small Business for America’s Future and Owner of Sumnu Marketing in Las Vegas, NV Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 2020—Reports showing that big businesses received half of federal Paycheck Protection Program funds meant to help small businesses weather the Covid-19 pandemic, and the ongoing failure of…

Opinion: Our small businesses need Trump to concede and provide a smooth transition to Biden

The State (SC), November 24, 2020 Greensburg Daily News (IN), November 24, 2020 Hilton Head Island Packet (SC), November 24, 2020 Myrtle Beach Sun News (SC), November 24, 2020 The Gilmore Mirror (TX), November 25, 2020 The Orange Leader (TX), November 26, 2020 Asbury Park Press (NJ), November 27, 2020…

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…

Survey: Small Businesses Want Trump to Concede Election and the GSA to Facilitate a Transfer of Power to Avoid Harming the Economy

National survey of more than 1,000 small business owners finds 62% believe the GSA Administrator should give Biden access to resources needed for transition; 250 members of the Leadership Now Project echoed this belief in a letter to GSA Administrator Emily Murphy, urging her to move the transition process forward…