The Main Street Alliance

Main Street Alliance is a national network of small business coalitions working to build a new voice for small businesses on important public policy issues. Alliance small business owners share a vision of public policies that work for business owners, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Releases by this organization

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Friday, January 22, 2021
White House Commitment to Smallest and Minority-owned Businesses Key to Solving Economic Crisis
On today’s White House press conference on small business relief, Main Street Alliance Government Affairs Director Didier Trinh had this to say: “Small businesses across the country are glad to see a recommitment to prioritizing their needs as we continue through an ongoing pandemic and economic...
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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Inauguration Day: Amid Crisis, Small Businesses Look to a Brighter Future
On the Inauguration of the 46th President of United States, Joseph R. Biden, Jr., and the historic inauguration of the first woman of color as Vice President, Kamala Harris, Main Street Alliance leadership had this to say: “Main Street Alliance congratulates President Joe Biden and Vice President...
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Friday, January 15, 2021
Small Business Have Needed a Comprehensive Plan—Biden Response Set to Deliver
On President-elect Biden’s announcement of an emergency coronavirus response plan Thursday, Main Street Alliance Government Affairs Director Didier Trinh had this to say: “Small businesses across the country are breathing a sigh of relief at the announcement of a critical, comprehensive plan that...
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Thursday, January 07, 2021
There Must Be Accountability
On the attack at the U.S. Capitol yesterday, Main Street Alliance Board Members and Executive Leadership had this to say: Yesterday’s attack on the Capitol was incited by a president who refuses to accept that millions of us turned out to stand with and for each other and elect Joe Biden by...
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Wednesday, January 06, 2021
With Georgia Senators Joining the Fight, Democrats Must Enact Bold Policy That Invests in Communities and Main Street
Main Street Alliance congratulates Senators-elect Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff on their victories in Georgia and looks forward to working with them to advance small business priorities . COVID-19 continues to present the greatest threat in generations to the country’s more than 30 million small...
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Monday, December 21, 2020
Small Business Urge Swift Passage and Implementation of Urgently Needed Relief Package
As Congress plans to pass the $900 Billion Year End COVID Relief Bill today, Main Street Alliance Executive Director Amanda Ballantyne had this to say: "Small businesses have been desperately waiting for additional COVID relief since May. This latest COVID relief bill finally brings forward the...
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Tuesday, December 01, 2020
New Bills Offer Critical Relief, But More is Needed
On the multiple new Covid relief bills from the Senate today, Executive Director of the Main Street Alliance Amanda Ballantyne had this to say: "Small businesses need Covid relief urgently and have been saying so for months. At the absolute deadline and on the edge of a winter surge and crisis, a...
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Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Small Businesses Thrive when Democracy Thrives: Every Vote Counts
On the election process, Executive Director of the Main Street Alliance Amanda Ballantyne had this to say: “This was the largest voter turnout in recent history. Americans across race and zip code turned out to stand with and for each other. No matter what the politicians say, it is the people’s...
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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Small Businesses and the American People Demand to Be a Priority Over Corporate Immunity and Supreme Court Confirmations
On McConnell’s latest attempt to run through a sham bill and undermine negotiations, Executive Director of the Main Street Alliance Amanda Ballantyne had this to say: “Today’s vote and yesterday’s procedural show mean nothing to the small businesses waiting months for needed COVID relief. Followed...
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Friday, October 16, 2020
New Poll: Nearly Half of Black-Owned Small Businesses Closed Permanently Or Will Soon Shutter Due to Insufficient Federal COVID Relief
As critical federal coronavirus relief legislation remains stalled in negotiations between lawmakers and the White House, a new poll from Color Of Change and Main Street Alliance out today reveals Black-owned small businesses are being decimated by government inaction and racial inequities. Barring...
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