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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Small Business Letter to Congress: The Dream Act and Temporary Protected Status

December 19, 2017

 

The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader

United States Senate

317 Russell Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

 

The Honorable Chuck Schumer, Democratic Leader

United States Senate

322 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

 

The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House

United States House of Representatives

1233 Longworth House Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20515

 

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader

United States House of Representatives

233 Cannon House Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20515

 

Re: The Dream Act and Temporary Protected Status

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Pass-Through Loopholes Provide a Windfall to Wealthy Tax Avoiders, not Main Street

Through backroom deals and a vote in the dark of the night, Senate Republicans passed their version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TJCA) last week.  They only provided Democrats with the revised bill, which contained significant changes from the previous draft, hours before the vote, complete with handwritten edits that ran off the pages.  One of the eleventh-hour changes was a reduction in the pass-through rate.

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Measure 101 offers real growth for Oregon small businesses

Ballot Measure 101 offers real growth for Oregon small businesses - not tax cuts.

I am just one of tens of thousands of small business owners who struggle to obtain and keep affordable, high-quality healthcare. I work a second job in a public school to access the healthcare my family and I need. Healthcare is the elephant in the room for my business, my employees, and my community.

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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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More than 1,500 Small Business Owners Deliver Letter to Congress Opposing the GOP Tax Bill

Hours ahead of a critical vote in the Senate, more than 1,500 small business owners from around the country delivered a letter to Capitol Hill opposing the Republican tax bill, calling instead for strong investment in communities and healthcare.

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TAX PRESS CALL: Sen. Wyden & small businesses on tax bill

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 

Contact:  
Angela Simaan | angela@mainstreetalliance.org



TAX PRESS CALL:
Ahead of vote, Senator Ron Wyden and small business owners discuss Senate tax bill 

WASHINGTON, DC -- Ahead of the expected vote in the Senate, Senator Ron Wyden, Ranking Member on the Senate Finance Committee, will join small business owners from Oregon, Arizona, Maine, and Iowa for a press conference by phone. Discussion will focus on the long and short-term impacts of the tax bill for small businesses and their communities.

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Pass-Through Tax Cuts? Not for me!

Don’t believe the hype. The GOP’s proposed “tax reform” Is not going to help small business owners like me. Just the opposite.

 

 

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Small Business Speak Out Against House Tax Cut Bill

WASHINGTON, DC – Main Street Alliance Small business owners across the country are voicing their opposition to H.R. 1, the House tax bill that passed today:

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