Main Street Partnership Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Enhance and Strengthen 529 College Savings Plans

(Washington, DC) – The Main Street Partnership today applauded the House of Representatives for passing legislation that will make 529 College Savings Plans a more attractive way to save for higher education.
H.R. 529 is a bill designed to improve the 529 student college savings plans expenses that will encourage American families to set money aside for higher education. The legislation was championed by U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) who was instrumental its passage through the House.
“Thanks to Congressman Lynn Jenkins for putting in the time and effort to get this bill passed. Making college more affordable by encouraging families to…

Main Street Partnership Disappointed Obama Vetoed Keystone Pipeline Bill

(Washington, DC) – The Main Street Partnership today expressed disappointment that President Obama used his veto pen and rejected the Keystone Pipeline legislation that would have created thousands of jobs and create a more energy independent America.

“It is disappointing that President Obama put politics over the American economy and vetoed the Keystone Jobs bill.   This measure has strong bipartisan support and the majority of Americans stand behind it,” said Main Street Partnership’s Chief Operating Officer Sarah Chamberlain. “The legislation would have easily created thousands of new jobs and America would have relied much less on foreign oil.”

The Keystone Pipeline legislation…

Main Street Partnership Members Continue To Lead On Important House-Passed Legislation

Tiberi’s Bipartisan Small Business Tax Relief Act Moves Forward

(Washington, DC) – The Main Street Partnership today hailed House passage of bipartisan legislation designed to lower the tax burden on small businesses. America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act, sponsored by U.S. Reps. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Ron Kind (D-WI), would help create stability for small businesses by making permanent the expensing limits of certain depreciable assets.

“Small business owners across the country deserve certainty in our tax code instead of dealing with a patchwork of provisions that harms their ability to save, invest and hire new workers,” said Main Street Partnership’s Chief…

Main Street Partnership Hails House Passage of the Fighting Hunger Incentive Act

(Washington, DC) – The Main Street Partnership today applauded the House of Representatives for passing legislation that will help the fight against hunger that still plagues many families across the United States by incentivizing food donations to those that need it the most.

The Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2015 (H.R. 644) is directed at helping millions of American families that are struggling with hunger by providing a tax deduction over the cost of goods sold if the food is donated to a charitable organization. U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY), a member of Main Street, who was instrumental in its passage…

Main Street Partnership Hails House Passage of the Keystone Pipeline Bill; Urges President to Sign it

(Washington, DC) – The Main Street Partnership today applauded the House of Representatives for passing the Keystone Pipeline legislation that will create thousands of jobs and create a more energy independent America. The bill now heads to President Obama’s desk for signature.

“House Republicans have put the American economy first by passing the Keystone Jobs bill. This measure has strong bipartisan support and the majority of Americans stand behind it,” said Main Street Partnership’s Chief Operating Officer Sarah Chamberlain. “It is my hope that President Obama will now move progress forward and sign the measure into law. Thousands of new jobs…

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The Main Street Partnership Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Enhance and Strengthen 529 College Savings Plans

(Washington, DC) – The Main Street Partnership today applauded the House of Representatives for passing legislation that will make 529 College Savings Plans a more attractive way to save for higher education. H.R. 529 is a bill designed to improve the 529 student college savings plans expenses that will encourage American families to set money […]

Main Street Partnership Disappointed Obama Vetoed Keystone Pipeline Bill

(Washington, DC) – The Main Street Partnership today expressed disappointment that President Obama used his veto pen and rejected the Keystone Pipeline legislation that would have created thousands of jobs and create a more energy independent America. “It is disappointing that President Obama put politics over the American economy and vetoed the Keystone Jobs bill.   […]

Main Street Partnership Members Continue To Lead On Important House-Passed Legislation

Tiberi’s Bipartisan Small Business Tax Relief Act Moves Forward (Washington, DC) – The Main Street Partnership today hailed House passage of bipartisan legislation designed to lower the tax burden on small businesses. America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act, sponsored by U.S. Reps. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Ron Kind (D-WI), would help create stability for small […]

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