Small Business Advocacy Blog

Another Administration gift to Wall Street at the expense of small businesses

Some publicly traded companies that received taxpayer-backed small business loans to pay their employees during the early weeks of the pandemic paid out millions to Wall Street investors in dividends and share buybacks, publicly available financial disclosures reviewed by The Washington Post show. Under the Small Business Administration rules, a…

Misery on Main Street: COVID-19 takes a grim toll on America’s small businesses

NBC Today Show September 23, 2020 Watch Video, Pa. Brunetti’s Pizza and Deli of Scranton, Pa., was so beloved customers volunteered to shovel its sidewalk on snowy days. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. By Gretchen Morgenson, Didi Martinez, Kenzi Abou-Sabe and Cynthia McFadden Brunetti’s Pizza and Deli opened in Scranton, Pa.,…

Webinar–Business for Democracy: A Conversation on Voter Engagement + Responsible Business Strategy

Join the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) on Wednesday, September 23rd, at 2PM EDT for a crucial conversation on voter + election engagement and the business community’s role. ASBC is committed to building a sense of urgency and collective action in order to increase voter turnout this election and make…

Tele-Town Hall: Congress lack of action to support small businesses

You’re invited to join Small Business for America’s Future and other small business owners from across the country for a tele-town hall on Thursday, September 24th at 4:15 pm PT / 7:15 pm ET to discuss Congress lack of action to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic and what you, as a small…

How to help your employees vote

HOW TO HELP YOUR EMPLOYEES VOTE This Resource Guide from Business Forward features recommendations, best practices, and resources for business owners interested in helping their employees and/or customers vote. It also provides links to dozens of organizations and coalitions that can help. https://www.businessfwd.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/Voter_Toolkit_National.pdf

New Strategic Alliance Will Significantly Boost Efforts to Remake & Revitalize the American Economy

(Frank Knapp, President/CEO of the SC Small Business Chamber, serves on the Board for ASBC) American Sustainable Business Council Social Venture Circle FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chrystie Heimert 802.338.2556 cheimert@asbcouncil.org WASHINGTON, DC, September 16, 2020—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), the nation’s foremost business advocate for an environmentally safe and…

Video shows USPS mail being dumped in a California parking lot. A postal union says USPS employees weren’t involved

CNN September 8, 2020 Watch Video Sign Small Business for America’s Future’s Letter: Save the US Postal Service By Topher Gauk-Roger and Stephanie Becker, CNN Bags of mail were dumped in a parking lot in Glendale, California, last week, according to surveillance footage obtained by CNN. The September 3 video…