economic stimuls

Small Business Group: New PPP Fund will Deliver Relief to Some Small Businesses, but Inequities will Persist Due to Fundamental Flaws

Media Contact Conan Knoll conan@emcstrategies.com (831) 524-6764 Statement by Frank Knapp, Jr., co-chair of Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform (BRTR) and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Washington, D.C., April 23, 2020—Congress recognized small businesses need more financial help to weather the COVID-19 pandemic with their…

Treasury Department, not the SBA, takes over scandal-control for PPP loans

Throws lifeline to publicly traded companies before they can be humiliated and indicted April 23, 2020 Small businesses, members of Congress and the public are justifiably enraged about big name national corporations receiving Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans intended to help small businesses survive. The scandal started when we heard…

‘Furious’ Small Business Owners Fuel Feelings of Unfairness in Coronavirus Stimulus

“We’ve seen too many examples of large companies claiming millions while most of our mom and pop business owners are left out in the cold,” Frank Knapp Jr., co-chairman of the Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform coalition and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, said in…

Small Business Snap Survey: Most Entrepreneurs Opposed to Reopening on May 1, Trust Scientists & Health Professionals to Make the Call

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Conan Knoll conan@emcstrategies.com (831) 524-6764 Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform survey finds 58% of respondents don’t think opening the economy on May 1 is a good idea, 64% say government should focus on slowing virus spread; 68% report applying for a PPP loan but just…

Small Business Chamber applauds SC’s Cunningham’s call for PPP reform

PRESS STATEMENT Date:       April 21, 2020 From:       South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   Small Business Chamber applauds SC’s Cunningham’s call for PPP reform Contact:   Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Below is a statement by Frank Knapp Jr., president and CEO of the SC Small Business…

Listen to Small Business Chamber Exec Discuss Santee Cooper and PPP Loans n WRNN in Myrtle Beach

The SC Small Business Chamber’s president/CEO, Frank Knapp, was interviewed April 9th on WRNN by hosts Dave Priest and Leanne Graham. The Myrtle Beach morning show 17-minute interview covered the topics of PPP stimulus loans for small businesses and Santee Cooper. Listen concerning PPP loans: Listen concerning Santee Cooper: