The Maine Small Business Coalitionis pleased to endorse the Waterfront Protection Ordinance, which will keep tar sands oil out of South Portland, risking spills and air pollution that will harm the environment and damage the community on which local small businesses rely.
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.
Small business owners from the greater Portland area met with staff from the offices of Representatives Pingree and Michaud to discuss the damaging effects of the shutdown of the federal government earlier this month and why further federal conflicts looming on the horizon must be avoided.
Small businesses all across Maine are asking questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and we’re hearing from lots of you about the information you’re looking for to implement the ACA and help your employees and community members have better access to quality, affordable health care.
Please take this quick survey to provide us with a bit more feedback to let us help get your questions answered.
The Maine Small Business Coalition opposes the construction of the East-West Corridor.
With first floor votes on the bi-partisan Senate Gang of Eight’s immigration package scheduled for this afternoon in the U.S. Senate, the Maine Small Business Coalition released the following statements from small business owners on the unfolding immigration debate