Small business group launches ads criticizing House Republicans for budget intransigence

  • Posted on: 12 June 2015
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The Maine Small Business Coalition (MSBC) launched a series of statewide advertisements on local radio, expressing the frustration of small business owners with House Republicans’ insistence on a state budget that cuts taxes for the wealthiest Mainers.

Small Business Owners Voice Support for "Better Deal for Maine" Budget Plan

  • Posted on: 11 May 2015
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On Monday, the Maine Small Business Coalition held a roundtable discussion in Portland with local small business owners, State Representative Denise Tepler (D-Topsham), and budget analyst Joel Johnson of Maine Center for Economic Policy about state budget proposals being considered by the legislature.

Maine Small Business Coalition Supports Alternative Budget Plan

  • Posted on: 9 April 2015
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The Maine Small Business Coalition (MSBC) announced its support for the state budget introduced by Democratic legislative leaders in Augusta on Thursday. MSBC leadership argued that Governor LePage's budget, which slashes education and social service programs while cutting taxes for the richest Mainers, would hurt Maine communities and, by extension, Maine small businesses.