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OPINION: Rep. Clyburn joins business community to push for voting rights legislation

The State, January 10, 2022 Hilton Head Island Packet, January 10, 2022 Carolina Panorama, January 15, 2022 By Rep. James E. Clyburn and Frank Knapp Free and fair elections, the underpinning of our democracy, are in danger, and even though they can’t directly cast a ballot, American businesses are among…

National Business Organizations Call for Senate to Act on Voting Rights Measures Even if it Means Rules Reform

Please register and join us Tuesday, January 11 at Noon ET for a virtual press conference about the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. It is imperative that the voice of business, especially small business, be included in the voting rights debate. The future…

Opinion: Passing Voting Rights Bills Critical to Our Entrepreneurial Economy

Inside Sources December 23, 2021 Passing Voting Rights Bills Critical to Our Entrepreneurial Economy By Frank Knapp Jr. In his recent remarks to the graduating class of South Carolina State University, the state’s only public historically black college, President Joe Biden called for passing the Freedom to Vote Act and…

Join us to discuss the state of democracy and what it means for your business

On Tuesday, June 22nd, Small Business for America’s Future (SBAF) and Leadership Now Project will host a call with media, small business owners, and business leaders to share recent survey results, discuss the current Congressional activity on voting rights legislation, and discuss how small business owner and leaders can engage…

Business Community Weighs ‘Repercussions’ for Lawmakers Behind Election Uncertainty

Cheddar January 7, 2021 By Alexander Vuocolo In the last 24 hours, business leaders from nearly every corner of the U.S. economy have roundly condemned the violence and vandalism at Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Manufacturers, retailers, and corporate head-honchos alike have criticized President Donald Trump and certain Republicans’ efforts to delay…

BUSINESS DEMANDS TRUMP REMOVAL, TRANSPARENCY FOR DONATIONS & RESTORING RULE OF LAW

January 7, 2021 Media Contact: Thomas Oppel (202) 660-1455 toppel@asbcouncil.org The ability to conduct business depends on the rule of law and equal justice, which came under attack yesterday when domestic terrorists assaulted and ransacked the U.S. Capitol building and disrupted and threatened members of Congress while executing the business…