economic stimulus

S.C. Small Business Chamber supports Henry McMaster’s CARES Act recommendations

Florence Morning News September 11, 2020 By Matthew Christian COLUMBIA, S.C. — Henry McMaster’s plan to spend the second phase of South Carolina’s Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act funding has the support of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce. Frank Knapp, president and CEO of the chamber,…

President’s Executive Orders Burden Small Business, Sow Confusion, and Erode Social Security

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. 10, 2020—Because Senate Republicans failed to meaningfully engage in debate around a relief package, we are left…

Trump lays minefield for employers and fails to deliver significant help to small business

Press Release Contact: Frank Knapp fknapp@scsbc.org 803-600-6874 cell Trump lays minefield for employers and fails to deliver significant help to small business Yesterday, President Trump signed an Executive Orders to defer payroll taxes for employees through December 31, 2020.  Below is a statement of Frank Knapp Jr, President and CEO…

Congress Courting Small Business Catastrophe by Failing to Pass Relief Package

Contact Conan Knoll conan@emcstrategies.com (831) 524-6764 Congress Courting Small Business Catastrophe by Failing to Pass Relief Package 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. 7, 2020—In failing to reach a…

GOP Unemployment Proposal: Cut The $600 Supplement And Set New Formula — For Better Or Worse

Florida Phoenix July 23, 2020 Mnuchin and the GOP are devising a new formula for distributing unemployment benefits. By Laura Cassels With a $600-a-week federal unemployment supplement for the jobless ending in days, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a televised interview Thursday that the White House wants a…

As a $600 lifeline wanes, FL’s jobless look to Congress: ‘Are they going to turn their backs on us?’

Florida Phoenix July 23, 2020 By Laura Cassels Behind the elaborate stage costumes that helped make The Lion King and Aladdin famous is Victoria Olson, a costume maker for theatrical productions for over 40 years. She worked on Broadway, and since moving to Florida has staged productions in Broward County’s…