Immigration and Iowa

It seems that politicians often speak FOR Main Street businesses, farmers and the self employed.  We believe that it is more important to be LISTENED TO! Immigration has become a huge issue in the United States and it is a … Continue reading

Using Social Security to fund Parental Leave???

What do YOU think?? Social Security is NOT a piggy bank! Senator Ernst has been working with Senator Rubio on a plan to let people collect Social Security benefits early to pay for time off after they have a baby. This might … Continue reading

Voting Rights!!

The Primary Election is Tuesday, June 5th – Polls are open from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Elections in Iowa are held on Tuesdays only. If you ever have questions about voting call your county auditor’s office or the Secretary of State’s Office … Continue reading

Iowa Needs Net Neutrality

The Senate voted May 16, 2018 to pass a measure that would repeal changes to net neutrality rules that were recently adopted by the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission. Noticeably voting against Main Street, farmers, workers and more were Senators Chuck … Continue reading

Main Street NEEDS Net Neutrality!

The Senate voted May 16, 2018 to pass a measure that would repeal changes to net neutrality rules that were recently adopted by the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission. Noticeably voting against Main Street, entrepreneurs and Iowa’s farmers were Senators Chuck … Continue reading

We say NO to TrumpTax!

We should not be paying the way for wealthy corporations and millionaires… watching the rich get richer at our expense.   We call on our Iowa delegation to REJECT this TrumpTax Scam and truly represent the people who elected you. … Continue reading

The Main Street Alliance of Iowa Survey

In Washington, DC and Des Moines politicians are continually banging the drum about small business and what they need and want. At the Main Street Alliance we think you should be telling THEM what’s important! The Main Street Alliance creates … Continue reading

Another threat to public employees

We know about the Koch brothers funding of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and it’s off-shoot Americans for Propserity (AFP) and their keen interest in the Iowa Legislature. This past session they pulled their bills from a box with … Continue reading

Main Street Alliance Survey 2017

Are you a small business owner/ farmer/ entrepreneur/ self-employed? We want to hear from you! Please take a minute to fill out the survey below! The Main Street Alliance-Iowa (MSA-IA) has been working since 2008 to make sure that the … Continue reading