9-Point Plan for the Economy – Paying for the Plan

Over the last several weeks, I have revealed a plan for the economy that will repair, replace and expand our schools, roads bridges and airports, lift millions out of poverty, reduce costs to the justice system, end too big to fail, end tax-breaks for sending jobs overseas, make college more affordable and rebuild our social Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Paying for the Plan[…]

9-Point-Plan for the Economy – Rebuild America’s Social Safety Net

Americans have been told time and time again that social programs are a drain on the economy that destroy the will to work creating a culture of dependency, but studies show that this is just another lie used to push for changes that are not in the best interest of the American people. The Republican Read more about 9-Point-Plan for the Economy – Rebuild America’s Social Safety Net[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Make College More Affordable

Over the last three decades, the price of going to college has more than tripled, putting college out of reach for many Americans, and saddling millions more with enormous debt before they even began their careers. It has never been more important for Americans to continue their education beyond high school. Unfortunately, it has never Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Make College More Affordable[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Ending Tax-Breaks for Shipping Jobs Overseas

Over the last decade, the United States has lost more than 2.4 million jobs due to outsourcing, but did you know that corporations who ship jobs overseas get a tax deduction for the costs associated with moving jobs and factories overseas. Due to a variety of factors, companies are often forced to move factories and Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Ending Tax-Breaks for Shipping Jobs Overseas[…]

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9-Point Plan for the Economy – Breakup the Big Banks

Too big to fail, is too dangerous for America. The nation’s largest banks continue to engage in the same risky behavior that caused the recession, they receive unstated government subsidies that provide an unfair advantage, and they have proven that they are willing to throw out the law and regard for the greater good in Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Breakup the Big Banks[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

There are very few things that are as important to the American economy as our infrastructure. Every business, every family relies on our roads, bridges and airports to get from place to place and move goods across the country, but they have been neglected and that neglect is costing our economy billions of dollars each Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Equal Pay

One of the cornerstones of the American experiment is that all men are created equal, subsequent amendments and court rulings clarifies that all men and women are equal in the eyes of the law regardless of race, creed, or color, but reality does not always resemble the law. The 14th Amendment guarantees the equal protection Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Equal Pay[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Reschedule Marijuana

Current marijuana policy in Alabama, and across America, lacks reason, intelligence and sanity.  It creates criminal empires, puts our children in unnecessary danger and clogs our courts and prisons with people who would be considered normal productive members of society, but because they choose to use marijuana as opposed to alcohol, they are considered criminal. Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Reschedule Marijuana[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Raise the Minimum Wage

Poverty should be one of the top concerns for any elected leader, it has a negative effect on almost everything we as society entrust our government to do, but it seems that those in the Republican Party find it is more politically viable to fight a war on the people in poverty than it is Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Raise the Minimum Wage[…]

9-Point Plan for the Economy – Invest in Education

Education is the silver bullet in America. The starting point for everything that we as Alabamians want to see for our state and our nation is in the education of our children. Statistics show that the success of a state directly correlates with the education of its people. Areas with excellent school systems have lower Read more about 9-Point Plan for the Economy – Invest in Education[…]