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Southern Lawmakers Rethink Long-Standing Opposition to Medicaid Expansion

KFF Health News, February 16, 2024 CBS News, February 16, 2024 US News & World Report, February 18, 2024 By Daniel Chang and Andy Miller Patrick Dunnagan of Raleigh, North Carolina, hasn’t been able to work for years because of kidney disease and chronic pain. When North Carolina on Dec. 1 became the 40th state to expand Medicaid, […]

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Conservative groups bash effort to allow ranked-choice voting

Post & Courier January 26, 2024 By Nick Reynolds COLUMBIA — South Carolina lawmakers are considering bipartisan legislation to allow municipalities the option to adopt a ranked-choice “instant runoff” system to elect some local offices amid concerns over high-cost, low-turnout runoff elections some communities face each year. The bill, sponsored by Columbia Democratic Rep. Jermaine Johnson and Easley

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SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce supports Senate Bill 855

January 9, 2024 The Honorable Tom Davis, Chairman SC Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee 203 Gressette Building Columbia, SC  29201 Re: Senate Bill 855 Dear Senator Davis, The SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce supports Senate Bill 855. The bill calls for the creation of the Healthcare Market Reform Measures Study Committee to “study whether to

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Charleston’s wet winter has begun. Here’s why, and what it means for coming months.

Post and Courier December 26, 2023 By Toby Cox According to the National Weather Service, downtown Charleston typically sees 2.41 inches of rain in December. This year, the city has seen 5.18 inches as of Dec. 25, with additional rain forecast through the end of the month and into the new year. “We have this

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Lowcountry shoppers urged to shop local in addition to Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Live 5 News November 24, 2023 Watch video here By Caitlin Ashbaugh SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) – The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce says now is the time to give back to local businesses in addition to a budget already supporting Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals. The nonprofit, created back in 2000 to

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SC Small Business Chamber in DC supporting immigration reform

November 10, 2023 Columbia, SC—Next week over 220 South and North Carolinians will be in DC for a “Here to Work” summit.  SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Frank Knapp Jr. will join the Carolina delegation and thousands more from across the county advocating for President Biden to take action to expand

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Do you or your employees qualify for savings on health insurance?

November 4, 2023 Do you need health coverage? Many people who enroll in a health plan through the Marketplace are eligible for savings. In fact, due to the new law, 4 out of 5 can find a plan for $10 or less per month, with financial help. Now is the time to select your 2024

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SC Small Business Chamber joins Amicus Brief to US Supreme Court

Press Release September 22, 2023 Small Businesses Warn the Supreme Court: Overturning Chevron Will Cause Regulatory Uncertainty and is Bad for Business SC Small Business Chamber joins Amicus Brief to keep big corporations from having undue influence in regulatory process WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, groups representing more than 250,000 small businesses and business-related entities throughout

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Health insurance is NOW more affordable!

2 upcoming webinars show how  September 19, 2023 These webinars will explain how you, your business, and your employees can save money on health insurance. Are you tired of paying ever increasing health insurance premiums for yourself or your group health coverage? Do your employees need health insurance, but it is too expensive for your

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