economic stimulus

Small Business Group: Corporations Should Funnel Political Donations Diverted From Lawmakers Who Opposed Election Certification to Small Business Relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement by Frank Knapp, Jr., co-chair of Small Business for America’s Future and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2021—We applaud the corporations that have pledged to halt donations to the 147 Republican lawmakers who opposed certification of the presidential election…

Small businesses, restaurants teetering on brink of closure awaiting relief bill

WCSC December 24, 2020 Watch video By Nick Reagan CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – The bill designed to provide relief to struggling businesses and individual Americans is currently sitting on President Donald Trump’s desk awaiting his signature. Trump shocked both parties when he threatened to veto the bill demanding the individual payment be…

Why are COVID small business grants being delayed? SC Senate Dems want investigation

The State December 24, 2020 By Joseph Bustos COLUMBIA, S.C. Hundreds of South Carolina’s small and minority-owned businesses and nonprofits may have to wait longer to get federal relief through the state, angering state Senate Democrats who called for an investigation this week into the delay of the COVID-19 relief.…

The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act

Prepared by the SBA December 22, 2020 This $325 billion title would provide additional assistance to the hardest-hit small businesses, nonprofits, and venues that are struggling to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The title would provide funding for a second round of forgivable loans through the Paycheck…

$65 million in COVID aid to SC small businesses and nonprofits delayed by weeks

Post and Courier December 17, 2020 By Seanna Adcox COLUMBIA — South Carolina has postponed sending promised state grants to struggling small businesses and nonprofits, which could wait an extra week or more to learn whether they’ve won a small lifeline toward surviving COVID-19. And the winners likely won’t get the cash,…