democracy

Business groups release letter signed by more than 500 small business owners calling for Congress to protect and expand voting rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Conan Knoll conan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764 Letter released during a call that also featured the results of a recent Small Business for America’s survey shows nearly three-quarters of small business owners support the For the People Act, which the Senate is considering this week Washington, D.C., June…

What does the US Constitution say about Congress passing laws about voting in the states?

The CONSTITUTION of the United States of America Article I Section 4 The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing…

Join me to discuss what democracy means to businesses

I’m Frank Knapp, co-chair of Small Business for America’s Future and president/CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce. This Tuesday, June 22, at 11AM ET, I will be moderating a forum on the importance of our democracy to small businesses. Please join me. REGISTER HERE Small Business…

Business Leaders Condemn Today’s Assault on Democracy, Call for Republicans to Hold Trump Accountable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Conan Knoll conan@emccommunications.com (831) 524-6764  Statement by Small Business For America’s Future Senior Advisor Rhett Buttle Washington, D.C., Jan. 6, 2021—We join business leaders from across the country, including the National Association of Manufacturers and the International Franchise Association, in condemning today’s assault on the nation’s capital and…

Opinion: Our small businesses need Trump to concede and provide a smooth transition to Biden

The State (SC), November 24, 2020 Greensburg Daily News (IN), November 24, 2020 Hilton Head Island Packet (SC), November 24, 2020 Myrtle Beach Sun News (SC), November 24, 2020 The Gilmore Mirror (TX), November 25, 2020 The Orange Leader (TX), November 26, 2020 Asbury Park Press (NJ), November 27, 2020…

US business leaders press Donald Trump to start transition to Joe Biden

Financial Times November 24, 2020 Chief executives of Goldman Sachs and BlackRock warn further delays will hamper response to pandemic US business leaders are turning up the pressure on Donald Trump to begin the transition to Joe Biden’s administration, warning that further delays threaten America’s attempts to control the public…

Egypt: A warning for U.S. democracy

The below opinion editorial by SCSBCC president Frank Knapp, Jr. ran in the Augusta Free Press, The Ellis County Press (TX), Manufacturing Digest, NJ Today. —————————————————————————————————- Egypt: A warning for U.S. Democracy By Frank Knapp, Jr. Make no mistake about it – the peaceful Egyptian revolution was brought about by…