“ALMOST ALL THE INCOME GAINS IN THE LAST DECADE HAVE GONE TO THE TOP 1%, THE WEALTHY AND THE SUPER WEALTHY. WE HAVE TO RESTORE ECONOMIC FAIRNESS AND OPPORTUNITY, OR THE AMERICAN MIDDLE CLASS WILL CONTINUE TO SHRINK.”
An unnecessary burden is being placed on middle class taxpayers, while many huge corporations use loopholes to pay virtually nothing. Corporations and the super-wealthy should pay their fair share. A real, bipartisan tax reform bill that benefits most Americans is essential.
Hard-working Americans need a living national minimum wage—at least $12-$15 an hour. We must focus on restoring the middle class to it’s previous prosperity by ensuring access to affordable, adequate healthcare and a first rate education.
We need tax reform—now! A huge burden is being placed on middle class taxpayers, while many huge corporations use loopholes to pay virtually nothing. Corporations and the super wealthy should pay their fair share.
We need a decent national minimum wage—at least $12-$15 an hour.
We can expand the middle class by providing good healthcare coverage, opportunities for education and work readiness, increasing the minimum wage and reducing some of the costs of our daily expenses.
Social Security must be protected and maintained. Additional sources of funding Social Security can be drawn from penalty fees charged to undocumented immigrants who will pay a fine to adjust their status.