Our Mission

As small business owners, we advocate for policies that promote responsible economic development, environmental stewardship, and investment in community. We are the backbone of Maine’s economy, and we help provide a political voice for Maine’s small business community. We believe that good economic policy works both for small business owners and the customers they serve.

The Kid-Safe Products Act Protects Children and Small Business Owners

  • Posted on: 12 April 2011
  • By: admin

Click below to add your name to this letter supporting the important protections of the Kid-Safe Products Act:

To the Honorable Members of the Joint Standing Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources:

We the undersigned Maine businesses call on this Committee and the Legislature at large to defend the Kid-Safe Products Act. To protect Maine children and Maine businesses, we must make sure that all the products children are exposed to (not just toys) don’t contain chemicals that threaten their health and development. Many of the proposals in LD 1129 would effectively cripple a law that provides critical information and protection to businesses and families. Every Maine consumer deserves a home that is free of toxic chemicals, just as every Maine business deserves the right to know that the products being sold on their shelves are safe.

We encourage you to preserve the Kid-Safe Products Act, reject LD 1129 and:

Support Maine's Small Businesses

  • Posted on: 8 April 2011
  • By: admin

Thursday, April 7th was the Maine Small Business Coalition's Statehouse Lobby Day.

Small business owners from all over the state lobbied members of the legislature on issues like protecting access to affordable health insurance, stopping the repeal of the Informed Growth act, which allows towns to evaluate big box development, and stopping environmental rollbacks that will damage Maine's quality of place and hurt Maine's brand as a state.