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Main Street Alliance of Washington Leaders call for $12 Min Wage

Business owners working with The Main Street Alliance of Washington came together in Olympia on Monday, 3/30 to call on the Washington Legislature to "do their jobs" and support economy-boosting legislation in Washington. Small business owners from across the state called for an increase in the minimum wage, citing "customers"... [Read more]

"Building Main Street": Small Business Alternatives to Big Banks

We come together in the halls of power and across the media as small business owners because we need to grab our good name back from corporations and lobbyists. On issue after issue, we stand for an alternative economic point of view: it’s about community, customer demand, social justice and... [Read more]

Makini Howell at White House Summit: "Every Job Should Be an Economy-Boosting Job"

//www.youtube.com/embed/vkj4w0Ov6Zw?start=6340    Makini Howell, owner of Plum Restaurants and a leader with the Main Street Alliance, addresses Seattle’s landmark $15 Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Days laws at White House Summit on Working Families ***To schedule media interviews with Makini Howell, contact Joshua Welter at jwelter@mainstreetalliance.org. Washington, DC – Today,... [Read more]

Seattle Small Business Owner Announced as Featured Speaker at White House Summit on Working Families

Makini Howell, owner of Plum Restaurants and a leader with the Main Street Alliance, will speak about Seattle’s landmark $15 Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Days laws during opening “Family Matters” Plenary. ***To schedule media interviews with Makini Howell, contact Joshua Welter at jwelter@mainstreetalliance.org Washington, DC – Today, the White... [Read more]

Main Street Applauds $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 2 CONTACT: Joshua Welter, (206) 383-1857, jwelter@mainstreetalliance.org   Small business owners helped develop and support Seattle’s historic highest-in-the-nation minimum wage law, designed to increase economic security for low-wage workers, boost the local economy, and support small business success Seattle, WA – Today, small business owners... [Read more]

CNN SAYS: HIGHER MINIMUM WAGE? MORE SMALL BUSINESS JOBS GROWTH.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 14 CONTACT: Joshua Welter, (206) 383-1857, jwelter@mainstreetalliance.org   States and cities at the forefront of raising the minimum wage and establishing paid sick days standards also lead the nation in small business jobs   Seattle, WA – Today, CNNMoney reports that states and cities at... [Read more]

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR $15 MINIMUM WAGE IN SEATTLE

Living wage rally in Seattle at City Hall, April 2014. Credit Jason Collette. On the day after Republicans in US Senate blocked a modest $10.10 minimum wage increase, small businesses in Seattle stand up for $15. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 1 CONTACT: Joshua Welter, (206) 383-1857, jwelter@mainstreetalliance.org Seattle, WA... [Read more]

Business is (Baby) Booming

While corporate CEOs are pressuring Congress to cut Social Security and Medicare as part of a so-called "Grand Bargain" to reduce the debt, small business owners say that cuts to Social Security and Medicare would be devastating to small businesses across the country. A new series of reports from the... [Read more]

RELEASE: Small businesses blast Boehner’s ‘Plan B’

For Immediate Release: December 20, 2012 Contact: Joshua Welter, jwelter@mainstreetalliance.org, 206-383-1857 Small businesses blast Boehner’s ‘Plan B’ Washington, DC – The Main Street Alliance, a network of small business owners across the country, released the following statement from Don Orange – owner of Hoesly ECO Auto & Tire in Vancouver,... [Read more]

Listen to Main Street Video and Petition: End the Extra Bush Tax Cuts for the Top 2 Percent

Watch the Listen to Main Street video with Don Orange, an auto shop owner in Washington State: If you agree with Don, here are 3 things you can do: 1. Read and sign the petition (scroll down or click here).2. Share the video on Facebook and Twitter - hit the... [Read more]

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