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.Read more
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.
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Angela Simaan | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.Read more
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:Read more
Senator Elizabeth Warren and Main Street Alliance small business owners held a joint event at the Center for American Progress today called “Small businesses and America can’t afford the Republican Tax Deal.”Read more
The House Republican tax plan will hurt America’s small businesses. While giant corporations receive huge tax giveaways under the House Republican plan, the vast majority of American small businesses get nothing, making it even harder for them to compete. Meanwhile, the plan would explode the national debt, giving congressional Republicans an excuse to slash key investments in infrastructure, education, and critical programs such as Medicare and Medicaid—placing even more strain on communities and the small businesses that serve them. Small business owners need strong public investments in their communities, which help create resilient and sustainable local economies that enable small businesses to thrive.