Got Insulin?

We need voices that can help elevate the imperative that Big Pharma face their moral responsibility to lower the costs of insulin and other prescription medicines that millions of people depend on. We need to tell Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley that they MUST pass comprehensive reforms that by-pass Big Pharma’s excuses for price-gouging … Read more

How’s that Tax Law Working for You?

Are you tired of the rich getting all the tax breaks? If you fill out the form below, we’ll print it onto a postcard for you to be delivered later this year to Senator Ernst. Here is the text of some of the postcards we’ve already collected: You ran on a call for more fair … Read more

Tax March Iowa!

We’re excited to be the Tax March Iowa Chapter! Tax March started as an actual march and is now a movement working to show lawmakers and presidential candidates that we want the wealthy to pay their fair share. We know that our tax code is wildly unbalanced. We’re determined to show policymakers that taxing the … Read more

Health Care Matters to ME!

We need to let our Members of Congress and the President know that we want to move forward not backward when it comes to OUR healthcare! We need to let them know that millions of Americans, including Iowa small business owners, their employees, their families, as well as farmers and the self-employed could finally get … Read more

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 big issue here in Iowa. At the Main Street Alliance, we’d like to better understand … Read more

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 Grassley and Joni Ernst. The measure, which was backed by all 49 Democrats and 3 … Read more

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 opportunities for small business owners, the self-employed, farmers and entrepreneurs to speak for themselves to … Read more

Booze, Women, Movies OR….

Iowa’s Senior Senator, Chuck Grassley, thinks that getting rid of the estate tax will help people who are investing instead of everyday Iowans.  Apparently he thinks we should be working harder instead of “just spending every darn penny they have, whether it’s on booze or women or movies.” Tuesday, December 5th at 5 pm we … Read more

Main Street Alliance Survey Fall 2018

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 small business voice is heard from real small business owners on policy that matters most. … Read more

You’re Invited–Working Families Summit

You are invited to an exciting event which will bring dozens of progressive Iowa organizations together, at a Working Families Summit on Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Scheman Center on the Iowa State Campus  in Ames.  CLICK HERE TO RSVP! The event features speakers, a full day of action, break-out … Read more