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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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
In House hearing, Small Business Owners Respond to the Republican Tax Law
Today, as the House Ways & Means Tax Policy Subcommittee held a hearing on tax reform and small businesses, small business owners from across America shared their stories with committee members about how the Republican tax law hurt their businesses, employees, and communities. The Republican...
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
MomsRising & Main Street Alliance Join Small Businesses Across the Country to Mark Equal Pay Day & Highlight Pay Gap Statistics
MomsRising and the Main Street Alliance are joining more than 30 small businesses across the country to brew up some change and call out the gender wage gap. On Tuesday, April 10, 2018 , Equal Pay Day, small businesses in Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New...
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Friday, April 06, 2018
Republican Tax Cuts are Failing Small Businesses, New Report Finds
Far from buoying small businesses, the new tax law Republicans passed late in 2017 is already proving to be more problematic than positive for Main Street. Senator Ron Wyden, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Finance, and Oregon small business owners held a press conference today to release the...
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
Small Business Statement on House Spending Bill
In response to the spending bill introduced in the US House late last night, Amanda Ballantyne, the National Director of the Main Street Alliance, a national network of small business owners , released the following statement: “We’re encouraged to see that the House spending bill is a bipartisan...
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
Small Businesses Stand with Dreamers as Senate Debate Continues
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on four immigration proposals tonight or tomorrow , Friday February 16 , ahead of a week-long Congressional recess. Amanda Ballantyne, National Director of Main Street Alliance, a national network of small business owners, released the following statement: “...
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Friday, February 09, 2018
Small Business Statement on Spending Bill that Fails Immigrants
Statement from Amanda Ballantyne, National Director of Main Street Alliance , a national network of small business owners, on the spending bill Congress passed in the early hours today: “Congress passed a spending bill last night that compromises the ability of 700,000 Dreamers to continue to work...
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Small Businesses Still Not Sold on Tax Bill, Trump Immigration Plan
Following last night’s State of the Union, business owners across the country took to Twitter to voice concerns about the ramifications for Main Street of the GOP's new tax law and the most recent attack on immigrants. “Any miniscule amount that this tax bill will save me I’ll also lose because...
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Friday, January 26, 2018
Small Business Leaders to GOP: Get Serious About Solution For Dreamers
In response to President Trump’s latest immigration proposal, Main Street Alliance Executive Committee Member and Co-Owner of Hel’s Kitchen Catering in Illinois released the following statement: “It’s time for President Trump and Republicans in Congress to get serious about protecting Dreamers in...
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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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