House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Florida Leaders Hear Concerns of Main Street Members

Written by Steve Rouzer from The Main Street Alliance. Paid sick leave, tipped minimum wage, and women’s health were some of the issues discussed when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi visited Orlando, Florida for the Working Women Town Hall earlier this month. Pelosi was joined by Congressman Alan Grayson and several community leaders for theContinue reading “House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Florida Leaders Hear Concerns of Main Street Members”

No New Jails: Consider Alternatives to Incarcerating Children

King County Council members in Washington state are charging ahead with plans to build a new juvenile detention center to be known as the Children and Family Justice Center (CFJC). The county’s existing youth facility in Seattle has 50 beds – and is not even filled to capacity. The new jail triples the number ofContinue reading “No New Jails: Consider Alternatives to Incarcerating Children”