Small Business Advocacy Blog

Door cracked open for a business approach to Santee Cooper’s future

Door cracked open for a business approach to Santee Cooper’s future

Blog by Frank Knapp, President/CEO South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce April 19, 2021 Logic might yet prevail in the SC Senate regarding the future of Santee Cooper, the state-owned utility that provides electricity to about 2 million South Carolinians either directly or through electric cooperatives. Santee Cooper ran…

Thousands more business owners, sole proprietors, and small business employees now qualify for Health Insurance Subsidies!

*Premium assistance for health insurance now available for incomes of $340,000* Most small business owners make too much money to qualify for a federal subsidy when buying an health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace.  The result has been premiums that were often unaffordable. The rules changed on…

Thousands more business owners, sole proprietors, and small business employees now qualify for Health Insurance Subsidies!

***Breaking News*** Most small business owners make too much money to qualify for a federal subsidy when buying an health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace.  The result has been premiums that were often unaffordable.  The rules changed on March 11th!! The cap on income level for premium…