economic stimuls

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…

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…

Opinion: Small business survival the key to recession recovery

Taco Times (Perry, Florida) September 2, 2020 By Frank Knapp Jr. Recently I travelled through Florida visiting rural communities like Monticello, Lake City, Perry, Chiefland and Okeechobee. These are not the typical areas of focus for most national business organizations. However, Small Business for America’s Future believes that the small…

Outrageous to Hold up Much Needed Aid for Small Businesses and their Employees over Corporate Immunity

Contact Conan Knoll conan@emcstrategies.com (831) 524-6764 Statement by Frank Knapp Jr., Small Business for America’s Future co-chair and Founder and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Washington, D.C., Aug. 4, 2020—It is outrageous that Senate Republicans are willing to further destroy the nation’s economy just to…

Survey: Small Business Owners Support Extending Unemployment Benefits, Say National Reopening Plan Would Help Survival Odds & Want Mask Mandates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Conan Knoll conan@emcstrategies.com (831) 524-6764 Survey: Small Business Owners Support Extending Unemployment Benefits, Say National Reopening Plan Would Help Survival Odds & Want Mask Mandates Small Business for America’s Future national survey of 1,500 small business owners finds 80% think Covid will disrupt business operations…

On the Heels of PPP Disclosure from SBA, Midwest Small Business Owners Share Frustrations About Federal Aid Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Conan Knoll conan@emcstrategies.com (831) 524-6764 Yesterday, Small Business for America’s Future held a virtual roundtable with small business owners from across the Midwest to hear about the challenges they face in weathering the COVID-19 crisis, their concerns about the handling of aid programs meant to…

Small Business Group: Senate PPP Extension Welcome, but More Work is Needed

Contact Conan Knoll conan@emcstrategies.com (831) 524-6764  Small Business for America’s Future Co-Chairs in Texas, Nevada, Ohio and South Carolina and small business owners across the country available to discuss Paycheck Protection Program shortcomings and ongoing small business needs June 30, 2020, Washington, D.C.–The Senate’s vote to extend the Paycheck Protection…