Small Businesses and America Can’t Afford the Republican Tax Deal

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.


Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Main Street Alliance Action Fund on Tuesday, November 14, at 12:15 p.m. for an event on tax reform and small business. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will keynote the event and join a conversation with business owners and policy experts to follow.

Keynote remarks:
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

Distinguished panelists:
David Borrisowner, Hel’s Kitchen Catering; Executive Committee member, Main Street Alliance
ReShonda Youngowner, Popcorn Heaven; Executive Committee member, Main Street Alliance
Deborah Fieldco-owner, Paperjam Press; Executive Committee member, Main Street Alliance of Oregon

Seth Hanlon, senior fellow, Center for American Progress Action Fund

Transit instructions

Metro: Blue/Orange/Silver lines to McPherson Square or Red line to Metro Center

Additional information

A light lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.

Accessibility: If you require ADA-related accommodations for your in-person attendance at this event, please email as soon as possible so that we may assist you.

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