Maine Events

miércoles, agosto 14, 2024 | 2:00pm ET

Small businesses play a critical role in the recent resurgence in U.S. manufacturing. The federal government has supported this with “Made in America” policies that are reshoring critical industries, strengthening major supply chains and rebuilding America’s industrial base.

Webinar | National
miércoles, septiembre 11, 2024 | 2:00pm ET

August marks the two-year anniversary of the Inflation Reduction Act, which continues to provide cost-saving opportunities for small businesses through clean energy tax credits and rebates. Whether your small business facilitates energy upgrades (e.g.

Webinar | National
miércoles, octubre 9, 2024 | 2:00pm ET

Federal and state contracting and subcontracting opportunities are critical pathways for small businesses looking to expand their operations and tap into new markets.

Webinar | National
miércoles, octubre 30, 2024 | 2:00pm ET

Rural small businesses face unique barriers in their efforts to start and grow - from a lack of access and awareness to capital and resources to struggles maintaining a qualified workforce.

Webinar | National

Maine Policy

Browse our latest state-based regulatory comments and legislative testimony in this area below, or click the button to view all records.
jueves, mayo 25, 2023

On May 25, Small Business Majority's Vice President of Policy and Advocacy David Chase provided testimony before the Joint Standing Committee on Labor and Housing, in regards to LD 1964.

lunes, abril 10, 2023

On April 10, Small Business Majority's Vice President, Policy & Advocacy David Chase submitted letters to policymakers and elected officials in support of establishing a state-run paid family and medical leave program for Mainers.

Maine Research

Published:
Thu, 05/30/2013

Scientific opinion polling shows small business owners in Maine and New Hampshire believe government can play an important role in creating financial incentives that help small businesses take energy efficiency measures. As the drivers of the economy, small businesses want lawmakers to do what they were sent to Washington to do, including holding an up or down vote on nominees to lead government agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency.

Published:
Fri, 07/16/2010

Small business owners in Maine strongly believe the country needs to move toward clean energy and that new energy policies will transform the economy and help them create new jobs. They support comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation currently being discussed in the US Senate. Support for a climate and energy bill from Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins would be a winner with small business owners back home.

Published:
Thu, 07/15/2010

Small Business Majority and Main Street Alliance commissioned opinion surveys of small business owners in 7 states across the country to learn their attitudes toward the clean energy bill being debated in Washington.

The poll showed that among small businesses, there is strong support for the clean energy and climate legislation currently being debated; small businesses believe that moving the country to clean energy is a smart way to restart the economy and help small businesses create jobs. A majority of those polled want their business to be part of a new clean energy economy.