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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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 on February 9, 2018:

 

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Twenty-five years later, a long way to go for small businesses on paid leave

WASHINGTON, DC – Small business owners say that a national paid leave program remains a priority, according to a new report released today. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which outlined only unpaid leave for U.S. workers.

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MN Small Businesses Not Sold on Tax Bill, Trump Immigration Plan

For Immediate Release
January 31, 2018
Contact: Corinne Horowitz
612-232-1655, corinne@mainsteetalliance.org

 

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- Following last night’s State of the Union, Minnesota business owners 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.

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Small business owners still not sold on tax bill, Trump immigration plan

WASHINGTON, DC --- 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. 

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Available for Interview: Small Business Outlook Ahead of State of the Union

For Immediate Release
January 29, 2018
Contact: Angela Simaan
angela@mainstreetalliance.org


WASHINGTON, DC --- Ahead of the State of the Union speech on January 30th, Main Street Alliance small business owners across the country are weighing in on how President Trump’s first year is impacting their businesses and communities, and what they need to see in the year to come.

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MSA MN Media Advisory: Bold North Must Include Support for Local Businesses

Local business groups create website to promote shopping local at small independent businesses for Super Bowl and call on City to invest resources where small businesses need it most.

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Small business leaders to GOP: Get serious about solution for Dreamers

In response to President Trump’s latest immigration proposal, David Borris, Main Street Alliance Executive Committee Member and Co-Owner of Hel’s Kitchen Catering in Illinois released the following statement:

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Main Street Alliance statement on Senate stopgap bill

WASHINGTON, DC --- In response to today’s deal in the Senate to pass a three-week stopgap spending 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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Small Business Owners to Republican Controlled Congress: Do Your Job

In response to the Trump Shutdown, Amanda Ballantyne, National Director of Main Street Alliance, a national network of small business owners and Main Street Alliance Executive Committee Members David Borris, Co-Owner of Hel’s Kitchen Catering in Illinois, and Kelly Conklin, Co-Owner of Foley-Waite Associates in New Jersey issued the following statements:

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