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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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Small Business Owners Oppose Unconscionable Tax Bill
In response to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Amanda Ballantyne, National Director of Main Street Alliance, a national network of small business owners , issued the following statement: “After buying off the last few holdout GOP Senators, Republicans in Congress are rushing to pass this...
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Friday, December 01, 2017
Small Businesses Respond To The Increased Pass-Through Deduction In Senate Tax Bill
In response to Senate Republicans increasing the deduction for pass-through businesses from 17.4% to 23% in the negotiations over the Senate tax bill, Amanda Ballantyne, National Director of the Main Street Alliance , a national network of small business owners, released the following statement: “...
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Sen. Warren, Small Business Owners Say: Stop Pretending Tax Plan Helps Small Business
For months, Republican leaders in Congress have promoted their tax plan as a benefit to small business and Main Street communities. Senator Elizabeth Warren joined Main Street Alliance small business owners today to talk about the truth behind these tax bills. Far from helping small businesses, the...
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Thursday, November 02, 2017
House Tax Bill is a Sleight of Hand for Small Business
In response to the House tax bill released today, Amanda Ballantyne, National Director of Main Street Alliance, a national network of small business owners, released the following statement: “This bill was crafted in secret for a reason – the House is performing a sleight of hand intended to trick...
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Monday, October 30, 2017
Small Businesses Support Equality in Masterpiece Case
Small business owners joined together today to send a clear message that businesses open to the public must serve all. Main Street Alliance, the American Independent Business Alliance, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce submitted the brief in the...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017
Stripping ACA Regulations From Association Health Plans Will Devastate Small Businesses and Destabilize the Small Group Market
President Trump signed an executive order today striping critical Affordable Care Act (ACA) protections from small business healthcare plans. In response, Amanda Ballantyne, National Director of Main Street Alliance , a national network of small business owners, issued the following statement: “...
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Small Business Owners Oppose Latest Effort to Repeal Health Care
After small business owners unequivocally told Congress and President Trump that they opposed efforts to dismantle Affordable Care Act, defund Medicaid, and slash vital benefits, some members in Congress are trying yet again. The latest healthcare bill proposed by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Bill...
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Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Small Businesses Need Dreamers
The small business owners of Main Street Alliance condemn President Trump’s repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Repealing DACA is both morally reprehensible and economically disastrous. Amanda Ballantyne, National Director of Main Street Alliance, issued the...
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Small Businesses Oppose Senate Vote on Health Care
Small business owners and small business groups across the country staunchly oppose the Senate’s Motion to Proceed today on health care legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This morning, more than one thousand small business owners delivered a letter to Congress , urging Senators to...
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