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Vote to protect our democracy and ensure continued small-business vitality

September 3, 2022

Cleveland.com September 1, 2022 Letter: Vote to protect our democracy and ensure continued small-business vitality When I started my business, I had a great idea. I believed if I offered the public bedding products made with organic natural ingredients, customers would choose to improve their lives, and my business would be a success. I am …

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Letter: Vote to protect democracy

September 3, 2022

Spooner Advocate, WI August 31, 2022 Reader Opinion: Vote to protect democracy I am a retired small business owner who transitioned from a successful entrepreneur to the leader of a business organization dedicated to a sustainable environment and the role the business community can play in achieving that goal. My warning is this: Democracy in …

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Opinion: I ran and I lost. Fair and square.

August 22, 2022

  Greensboro News & Record August 20, 2022 Opinion: I ran and I lost. Fair and square. By Tracy Furman, columnist I lost a recent election for a seat on Greensboro’s City Council. I was disappointed. I thought I had a lot of support. Unfortunately, that is not what the vote count stated. So, I …

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Protecting Democracy Top Voter Issue/NBC

August 21, 2022

Contact: Frank Knapp Jr. 803-600-6874 Protecting Democracy Top Voter Issue/NBC Voters rank top issues facing the country Threats to Democracy             21% Cost of Living                            16% Jobs and the Economy           14% Immigration                             13% Climate change          …

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Opinion: An Update to James Carville’s 1992 Campaign Advice

August 13, 2022

“It’s the economy, stupid.”  That was James Carville’s advice to Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign. Thirty years later, the economy is again a top concern of voters.   However, this time the advice from the small-business community is, “It’s the economy and democracy, stupid.” Inside Sources, August 11, 2022 The Lima News (OH), August 12, 2022 The …

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Small businesses reject Orban’s Hungary as model for the U.S.

August 3, 2022

For Immediate Release August 3, 2022 Small businesses reject Orban’s Hungary as model for the U.S. Anti-democracy supporters showcase autocratic ruler Washington, D.C.—With the growing public concern about the threat to the nation’s democracy from those sympathetic to autocracy, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s headlining this week’s CPAC meeting in Dallas shines a bright light …

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Business for Democracy Collaborative Launched in Wisconsin

August 1, 2022

Press Release August 1, 2022 Business for Democracy Collaborative Launched in Wisconsin Wisconsin becomes 7th state raising small business voice (Madison, WI)— A Wisconsin Business for Democracy collaborative launched today to raise the trusted voice of small business on the need to protect our democracy, which is vital to having a vibrant entrepreneurial economy. “A …

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Small Business Gears Up to Protect and Strengthen Democracy

July 31, 2022

Business for Democracy is propelling a joint state-to-state advocacy campaign to publicize the links between a strong democracy and an economy with opportunities for mom-and-pop enterprises. The Progressive Populist August 15, 2022 Small Business Gears Up to Protect and Strengthen Democracy By SETH SANDRONSKY Small business is not a usual thought when the subject of …

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Business for Democracy Campaign Supports Electoral Count Act Reform Legislation

July 26, 2022

Congress must also pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the Freedom to Vote Act.  All three pieces of federal legislation are essential to protect our democracy.   Press ReleaseJuly 26, 2022 Business for Democracy Campaign Supports Electoral Count Act Reform Legislation (Columbia, SC)—Today six Business for Democracy state collaboratives sent letters to their U.S. …

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Opinion: Senate Needs Freedom From Minority Oppression

July 14, 2022

The Senate must start protecting our democracy, our economy, our freedom from mass killings and our constitutional rights.  But first, it must pursue its own democracy by throwing off the oppression of its minority who use the filibuster to thwart the will of the governed. Inside Sources, July 13, 2022 Herald and News (OR), July …

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