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

Main Street Economy – Economic Development Questionnaire

Economic Development can mean many different things to business owners. With small business playing a crucial role in local economic growth, we are trying to identify successes, barriers and problems being faced in starting, sustaining and growing business in Iowa. We will aggregate answers to this questionnaire into a report.  Personal information will not be … 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

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 Grassley and Joni Ernst. We are collecting signatures from Iowans to forward to our Congressional … 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

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 model legislation written for the wealthy, not for every day Iowans and, since they bought … Read more