Stories tagged: "main street alliance"


The rolling hills of Buffalo County. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Op-Ed: Rural Communities Need Support to Keep Wisconsin Strong

Kriss Marion, a small-business owner and Lafayette County supervisor, writes in support of rural communities.

Qwashala Harris, left, and Kayleigh Hughes say they take issue with Republicans' assertion that unemployed people are choosing to stay home because of the extra $300 per week provided by federal COVID-19 relief. (Photos submitted)
GOP Lawmakers Didn’t Pass a Bill for 300 Days During COVID. Now They Want to Take $300 per Week From the Unemployed.

Contrary to Republican talking points, the unemployed aren’t sitting back on the couch and rolling in cash.

Robin Vos, Tyler August, Jim Steineke
Wisconsin Could Expand Healthcare and Get $1.6 Billion From the Feds. GOP Says ‘No.’

Along with better health coverage statewide, Evers highlights numerous projects throughout the state that could be funded with the additional federal dollars that come with BadgerCare expansion.

Patrick DePula, owners of Salvatore's Tomato Pies, was one of four small business owners who joined the Main Street Alliance and US Rep. Mark Pocan in a Tuesday call supporting President Joe Biden's proposed American Families Plan. (Photo courtesy of Shawn Phetteplace/Main Street Alliance)
Paid Leave, Universal Child Care Help Employers and Employees Alike, WI Business Owners Say

Small-business owners from restaurant owners to childcare providers advocate for provisions in Biden’s American Families Plan.

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes speaks during a virtual listening session focused on small businesses' economic recovery from the pandemic. (Screenshot)
‘No Time to Waste’: Barnes Urges GOP To Pass Budget, Help Small Businesses

Wisconsin has “a tremendous opportunity” to help small business recovery and growth, a brewery and restaurant owner says.