That’s how much women in the US lose collectively each year to the wage gap. What would you do with your share of that $840 billion? I can think of a few things!
If your answer didn’t involve chocolate, here’s some math to consider: each year, the average woman would be able to afford 15 more months of child care or 78 more weeks of food for her family if the wage gap didn’t exist.
Women’s wages fuel our businesses, economy, and most importantly -- working families.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC --- 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:
Trump-Republican Tax Giveaway Impact on Main Street Small Business Owners
Summary of Trump-Republican Tax Giveaway
Republicans jammed through the Trump-Republican Tax Giveaway to give a massive tax cut to wealthy donors and big corporations at the expense of Main Street. It balloons the federal deficit by $1.5 trillion, gives billions of dollars in tax breaks to corporations to outsource jobs, leaves 13 million Americans without health coverage, and Republicans want to pay for it with trillions of dollars in cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, education and other critical programs small business owners and our communities rely on.
Sanders Will Headline Rally, joined by a Small Business Owner and Others Urging Constituents to Hold Republicans Accountable for Raising Taxes on Middle-Class Iowans
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:Read more
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:
For Immediate Release
January 31, 2018
Contact: Corinne Horowitz
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.Read more