Our Mission

As small business owners, we advocate for policies that promote responsible economic development, environmental stewardship, and investment in community. We are the backbone of Maine’s economy, and we help provide a political voice for Maine’s small business community. We believe that good economic policy works both for small business owners and the customers they serve.

Sign on: Support Paid Sick Days for Maine Workers

  • Posted on: 20 November 2018
  • By: admin

The Maine Small Business Coalition, a group of 4,000 small business owners across the state, has launched a campaign to guarantee earned paid sick days for workers to strengthen our workforce, our businesses, and our communities. It would ensure that all workers earn at least one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to five days per year. Please add your business’ name to the growing movement, and note how you would like to get involved.

Question 1 Tax Calculator

Question 1 to guarantee home care services for Maine seniors and people with disabilities would be funded by narrowing a tax loophole that only benefits the wealthiest 2.6% of Mainers. Not sure how Question 1 impacts you? Use our calculator to see what you would pay:

Small Business Owners Call on Sens. Collins and King to Reject Kavanaugh for SCOTUS

  • Posted on: 6 September 2018
  • By: admin

Citing concerns with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's history of hostility towards the Affordable Care Act (ACA), small business owners gathered in Portland today to call on Senators Collins and King to oppose seating President Trump's nominee to the bench.