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Small Business Groups Join Forces to Voice Strong Support for Small Business Jobs Act

American Sustainable Business Council, Small Business Majority and South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Join Senators at Press Event Tuesday to Urge Passage of Jobs Bill

New Alliance of Business Organizations Presses for Level Playing Field Between U.S. Domestic Business and Tax Haven Abusers

Report Estimates at least $37 billion lost Per Year to Tax Havens

Tele-Press Conference with Senator Carl Levin and Rep. Lloyd Doggett and Business Leaders and Owners, July 20, 2:30 ET

CONTACT:
Shonna Carter, (212) 260-5000, shonnac@riptideonline.com
Bob Keener, (617) 610-6766, bobkeener@businessforsharedprosperity.org

Financial Reform Passage Vital for Business

For Immediate Release
Contact: Bob Keener, 617-610-6766, bobkeener@businessforsharedprosperity.org
Richard Eidlin, 303- 478-0131 / 303- 777-4138, reidlin@asbcouncil.org

Financial Reform Passage Vital to Business Say Business for Shared Prosperity and American Sustainable Business Council

Business Chamber Leaders, Rep. Himes Outline Financial Reform Benefits for Small Businesses


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 July 12, 2010
Contact: Bob Keener, 617-610-6766, bobkeener@businessforsharedprosperity.org

The CEOs of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce joined Rep. Jim Himes, a former financial services executive, to highlight the benefits of financial reform for small business and urge the Senate to complete passage.

Chambers of Commerce Leaders, US Rep. to Say How Strong Fin Reform Helps Business

PRESS CONFERENCE CALL, MONDAY, JULY 12, 10 AM ET

Contact: Bob Keener, 617/610-6766, bobkeener@businessforsharedprosperity.org

WHAT: Business leaders will explain the merits of financial reform for small businesses.

WHO:

* Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT), former Goldman Sachs executive

* Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce

* Frank Knapp, Jr., President and CEO, South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce

WHEN: Monday, July 12 at 10 AM ET

WHERE (For Press Only): Call 951-262-4343. Passcode: 485413

Main Street Business Leaders Say Pass Financial Reform Now

*** Available for Interview ***

CONTACT: Bob Keener, 617-610-6766, bobkeener@businessforsharedprosperity.org

Washington, DC, April 28, 2010 — While Wall Street and big business lobbyists work to scuttle or weaken financial reforms, Main Street business leaders throughout the nation support strong reform as essential for small businesses, consumers and a healthy economy.

Small Business Leaders Join Senators In Calling For Financial Reform and Wall Street Accountability

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce CEO, S. Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce CEO and Small Business Owners Join Senators Durbin, Reed and Bennet at U.S. Capitol to Discuss Small Business Protections In Wall Street Reform Bill

CONTACT: Bob Keener, 617-610-6766, bobkeener@businessforsharedprosperity.org.

Business Organizations to Senate: Don’t Drop Consumer Financial Protection Agency

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, S. Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, American Made Alliance, Business for Shared Prosperity, Main Street Alliance, American Business Leaders for Financial Reform and Small Business Owners Nationwide Tell Congress to Pass Strong CFPA

Contact: Bob Keener at 617-610-6766, bobkeener@businessforsharedprosperity.org

Business Owners Urge Senate to Approve Consumer Financial Protection Agency

US Women's Chamber of Commerce, American Business Leaders for Financial Reform, Small Business Owners Nationwide Call for Strong CFPA

Contact: Shonna Carter or David Lerner, Riptide Communications, 212.260.5000

Washington, DC, Feb. 3, 2010-As the Senate considers financial reform, business owners and executives across the nation organized by Business for Shared Prosperity are calling for a strong, independent Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA) to safeguard businesses, consumers and the American Dream.

Ahead Of House Vote, Small Business Voices Support For Consumer Financial Watchdog

Americans for Financial Reform
CONTACT: Lauren Weiner, 202-470-5870

Congressman Ellison, Small Business Owners Voice Support For Consumer Financial Watchdog

Ahead Of House Vote On Reform Package, Small Businesses Press The Need For A Strong CFPA

Business Owners Welcome Minimum Wage Increase

Raising minimum wage will help economy, say national business leaders and small business owners from states affected by July 24 increase

Contact: David Lerner, Riptide Communications, 212-260-5000, news [at] businessforsharedprosperity.org

July 21, 2009, Boston, MA – Business owners across the nation are welcoming the July 24 increase in the federal minimum wage from $6.55 to $7.25. National business leaders and small business owners in states where workers are getting a raise say the increase will boost consumer buying power and promote economic recovery.

Business Owners From Every State Say Minimum Wage Raise Strengthens Economy

Restaurants, Retailers, Manufacturers, Healthcare Providers, Construction Companies, Hotels, Farms, Investment Firms and other Businesses Applaud Higher Minimum Wage

For Immediate Release July 26, 2007
Contact: Ateqah Khaki or David Lerner
Riptide Communications, 212.260.5000

Business Leaders Cheer Raise in Minimum Wage

Contrary to Conventional Wisdom, Growing Numbers of U.S. Businesses Say Increase in Minimum Wage is Good for the Bottom Line

Contact: Ateqah Khaki or David Lerner, Riptide Communications, 212.260.5000

Business Leaders Charge That Women Are Missing From Minimum Wage Debate

For Immediate Release: February 8, 2007
Contact: Ateqah Khaki, Riptide Communications, 212.260.5000

New York, NY-- Women-owned businesses are growing at twice the national average. Most minimum wage workers are women. Yet women business leaders have been largely ignored in the public debate over minimum wage, with business typically represented by businessmen and lobbyists making baseless claims that raising the minimum wage will cause harm.

As Senate Votes, Business Leaders Rally Behind Higher Minimum Wage

Costco CEO, US Women's Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Owners Calling on Congress to Stop Holding Minimum Wage Hostage To Special Interest Lobbyists

For Immediate Release: February 1, 2007
Contact: Ateqah Khaki, Riptide Communications, 212.260.5000

Business Owners From Every State Say Higher Minimum Wage Helps Business

Costco CEO, Small Business Majority, US Women's Chamber of Commerce, Business Leaders Nationwide Urge Senate To Raise Minimum Wage

For Immediate Release: January 29, 2007
Contact: Ateqah Khaki, Riptide Communications, 212-260-5000

Hundreds of Business Leaders Tell Congress to Raise Minimum Wage

For Immediate Release: January 19, 2007
Contact: Ateqah Khaki, Riptide Communications, 212-260-5000

Washington, DC -- Business owners and executives across the nation are telling Congress that a $5.15 minimum wage hurts business, workers and the economy. The House passed a clean bill to raise the minimum wage. Now, it's the Senate's turn.