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Wisconsin small businesses call for voting reforms

October 15, 2022

WKOW 27 October 14, 2022 Wisconsin small businesses call for voting reforms Sara Maslar-Donar MADISON (WKOW) — A number of small business owners in Wisconsin are concerned about threats to our democracy. Members of the “Wisconsin Business for Democracy Collaborative” are raising concerns about state and national officials who they say are ignoring the will […]

‘Business for Democracy’ advocating for thriving votes

October 14, 2022

WISC Channel 3000 October 14, 2022 ‘Business for Democracy’ advocating for thriving votes by Site staff MADISON, Wis. — Members of Wisconsin Business for Democracy spoke out Thursday about their concerns for small businesses this election season. During a press conference, members from the networks said they want to encourage people to support voting reforms, […]

Business for Democracy forms ahead of the mid-term election

October 14, 2022

Greater Madison IN Business October 13, 2022 Business for Democracy forms ahead of the mid-term election Full Video of Press Conference Joe Vanden Plas, Editorial Director A group of Wisconsin business executives are forming a new state collaborative called Wisconsin Business for Democracy, which is calling on Congress to pass three pieces of legislation that […]

Letter: Protect democracy this Election Day

October 13, 2022

Madison.com October 12, 2022 Letter: Protect democracy this Election Day All of us benefit from a state that gives equal opportunity to all to pursue their dreams of becoming an entrepreneur and opening a small business. This is possible because of our strong democracy that allows us to pick our leaders who listen to all […]

‘Without democracy, your voice will not be heard.’ Autocratic rulers our enemy| Opinion

October 13, 2022

The Columbus Dispatch October 12, 2022 ‘Without democracy, your voice will not be heard.’ Autocratic rulers our enemy| Opinion “What autocratic rulers care about is power and money for themselves and their big campaign contributors today.”- Mayda Sanchez Shingler By Mayda Sanchez Shingler There is a growing trend in the business community, small and large, […]

This election is critical for women, and too few NC women are stepping up

October 7, 2022

Women have a special reason to want to prevent our democracy from turning into an autocracy. Not only will the voices of women on issues not be heard by officials, but there will also be nothing holding back those politicians in power from acting on their own beliefs and prejudices. Misogyny will once again raise […]

Letter: Fontana Dam Economy is threatened

September 29, 2022

Fontana Dam Economy is threatened Graham Star (NC) September 1, 2022 After teaching economics for 29 years, I never expected our economy would be exposed to political risk in the US. We have the most envied economy in the world.  Not only because of our entrepreneurial spirit, but also because of the investment drawn to […]

House bill to reform Electoral Count Act supported by small businesses

September 19, 2022

Press Statement For Immediate Release September 19, 2022 House bill to reform Electoral Count Act supported by small businesses A bipartisan bill in the U.S. House has been filed by Representatives Liz Cheney and Zoe Lofgren to reform the Electoral Count Act.  The below statement is from the Frank Knapp Jr., Director of Business for Democracy. […]

PUBLIC FORUM: Small business needs a strong democracy to thrive

September 4, 2022

The Daily News Montcalm County and Ionia County, Michigan September 3, 2022 PUBLIC FORUM: Small business needs a strong democracy to thrive Dear Editor, Michigan’s locally owned small businesses are meeting the basic needs of people, building local wealth, and making our local economies vibrant. They can exist only because of our strong democracy sustained […]

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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