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Over 300,000 South Carolinians obtain health insurance via federal Marketplace

Press Release January 31, 2022 Columbia, SC—A total of 300,392 South Carolinians obtained affordable, quality health insurance in the federal Health Insurance Marketplace during the official open enrollment period, November 1-January 15, placing it eighth out of the 33 states using the federal platform. Nationally 14.5 million Americans now have…

Small business survey results discussed on Michigan radio

Listen to Paul Miller of Michigan radio station WPHM interview Frank Knapp on 1/28/22 regarding the results of a Small Business for America’s Future survey.  Mr. Knapp discusses the dissatisfaction of small business owners in the US Senate’s failure to address the top concerns of small businesses. Listen: https://www.wphm.net/episode/january-28-frank-knapp/

Survey: Small businesses hit by Omicron, inflation and worker shortages say Build Back Better policies would help

64% disapprove of Senate’s handling of small business issues A new national survey shows small business owners are concerned about Omicron’s economic impact and say policies in the Build Back Better Act would help address the challenges they are facing Washington, D.C., Jan. 25, 2022— A new national survey from…

Small Business Group: Senate’s Refusal to Pass Voting Rights Legislation Bad for Democracy and the Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Conan Knoll conan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764 Small Business Group: Senate’s Refusal to Pass Voting Rights Legislation Bad for Democracy and the Economy Statement by Small Business for America’s Future Co-Chair Frank Knapp, Jr. in response to today’s Senate action on voting rights legislation Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2022—Today,…

Chamber calls on Graham and Scott to start debate on voting rights. “Put forward and defend your position”

Press Release January 17, 2022 Columbia, SC—Today the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce sent letters to Senator Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott asking them to vote to start the debate on the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. “If you truly believe…

Business leader calls for action on voting rights legislation to protect democracy and the economy

Press Release January 11, 2022 This afternoon in Atlanta, President Joe Biden called on the Senate to pass voting rights legislation by reforming the Senate filibuster rule in order to protect democracy.  President Biden said that he is “tired of being quiet.” Earlier today four national small business organizations called…

Leading Small Business Organizations Call on Lawmakers to Consider Rule Change to Make Senate Work Better and to Pass Voting Rights Legislation

Representing more than 500,000 small businesses and entrepreneurs, American Sustainable Business Network, Main Street Alliance, Small Business Majority, and Small Business for America’s Future hold event to spotlight the role of voting rights in American democracy January 11, 2022 – The country’s leading small business organizations united today to express…

OPINION: Rep. Clyburn joins business community to push for voting rights legislation

The State, January 10, 2022 Hilton Head Island Packet, January 10, 2022 Carolina Panorama, January 15, 2022 By Rep. James E. Clyburn and Frank Knapp Free and fair elections, the underpinning of our democracy, are in danger, and even though they can’t directly cast a ballot, American businesses are among…