Protecting Democracy

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,…

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…

Opinion: Passing Voting Rights Bills Critical to Our Entrepreneurial Economy

Inside Sources December 23, 2021 Passing Voting Rights Bills Critical to Our Entrepreneurial Economy By Frank Knapp Jr. In his recent remarks to the graduating class of South Carolina State University, the state’s only public historically black college, President Joe Biden called for passing the Freedom to Vote Act and…