Two U.S. House Committees held a joint hearing yesterday on a potential executive order from the Obama Administration that will try to make sure government contracts are not being awarded because of campaign contributions. This is a seriously important issue for every small business that would like to provide goods or services to the Federal […]
Every so often someone questions why The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce should weigh in with Congress on national issues. These skeptics think that we’re wasting our efforts or we have some over-inflated ego thinking that Congress cares what small businesses in little old South Carolina think. So it’s very helpful when we
The South Carolina Small Business Chamber was a strong and vocal supporter of last year’s Small Business Jobs Act. I spoke at a press conference at the Capital along with several U.S. Senators to state our support and that of the American Sustainable Business Council for the legislation. A key component of the effort was
Frank Knapp with Danny Herrera, Media Matters My trip to D.C. this week was very successful. I participated in a Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference panel discussion sponsored by the American Sustainable Business Council on small business and good jobs, met my friends at Media Matters, and talked about the threat of corporate money
A new Associated Press poll shows that only 26% of the public now supports a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Call your Representative today using this toll free number–866-922-4970–and urge a “no” vote on repeal today. The vote won’t be until tonight so you have time. See our Action Alert for more details.