Steve Rouzer

Steve Rouzer is an Organizer with the Main Street Alliance of Florida. Prior to joining the team, Steve served as Deputy Field Director for Congressman Alan Grayson’s 2012 campaign, and as a Field Manager for Working America, focusing on the Florida state budget and its impact on public sector employment. He is a graduate of Harrisburg Community College where he majored in Communications.

Matt Birong, owner of 3 Squares Cafe in Vergennes

Vermont Main Street Alliance Members Play Key Role in Paid Sick Days Senate Approval

The member businesses of the Main Street Alliance of Vermont achieved a tremendous victory this month that was over ten years in the making. The Vermont State Senate approved the Healthy Workplaces bill (H.187) with a strong bi-partisan vote of 21-8. The approval came after several amendments were made by the Senate Committee on Economic […]

Matt Birong- 3 Squares Cafe

Walmart’s Offshore Tax Havens Hurt Small Businesses That Support Communities

A recent report released by Americans for Tax Fairness exposed Walmart for their evasive tax practices and revealed that the retail giant is holding over 78 billion dollars in offshore subsidiaries. Our members were quick to speak out against these practices and took to the media to make their voices heard. Matt Birong, owner of […]

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Ban the Box: Two Big Wins for the Fair Hiring Campaign in Florida

Last week, small business owners, activists, and faith leaders gathered on the steps of the Daytona Beach City Hall to announce the City of Daytona’s plan to “ban the box” and open up opportunities to all applicants by removing the criminal conviction question from city job applications. The effort, commonly known as “ban the box” […]