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Immigration topic of WRNN interview with Frank Knapp—Listen

The need to address long-term labor shortage and a 40-year low in new business startups via immigration reform was the topic on Myrtle Beach’s WRNN Morning Show July 2nd.  Listen to host Leanne Graham’s interview with SC Small Business Chamber executive Frank Knapp. Listen here: ——————————————– Reduce health insurance costs: Learn…

Small business owners urge senators to support immigrant reform to address worker shortage

WCSC-TV June 30, 2021 Watch Video By Paola Tristan Arruda CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – South Carolina small business owners and state organizations are calling on U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott to support bipartisan immigration reform. On Wednesday, the Carolinas Chapter of the American Business Immigration Coalition along with…

Settlement agreement cuts proposed Dominion rate hike by 85% for small business

Press Statement July 2, 2021 Contact: Frank Knapp 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Today a settlement agreement was filed with the S.C. Public Service Commission regarding Dominion Energy South Carolina’s (DESC) 2020 application to raise electric rates.  The agreement signed by DESC, SC Office of Regulatory Staff and 5 intervening parties was the…

3-city immigration event spreads the word for needed reform to help small businesses

  Contact: Frank Knapp 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Press Release July 1, 2021 Columbia, SC—The South Carolina Small Business Chamber (SCSBCC) and the American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) successfully completed press events on June 30th in Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston.  Frank Knapp, president and CEO of the SCSBCC, announced that his chamber…

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…