A Raise for America

  • Creates more than 8 million good jobs by 2018.

  • Increases functionality of Worker Protection Agencies.

  • Includes a four percent raise for federal workers.

  • Provides Paid Leave Initiative and Child Care.

  • Supports a minimum wage increase and Collective Bargaining.

Fair Corporate Taxes

  • Eliminates the ability of U.S. corporations to defer taxes on offshore profits.

  • Ends corporate inversions that allow U.S. companies to merge offshore to avoid taxes.

  • Enacts a Financial Transaction Tax on various financial market transactions.

  • Ends unlimited executive pay tax write-offs. 

Protecting our Environment

  • Closes tax loopholes and ends subsidies provided to oil, gas and coal companies.
  • Enacts a price on carbon pollution without hurting low-income families.
  • Invests in clean and renewable energy and green manufacturing.

Austerity to Prosperity

  • Repeals sequester and all Budget Control Act spending caps.

  • Increases discretionary funding to invest in working families.

  • Reverses harmful cuts and enhances social safety net.

  • Invests in veterans, women, communities of color and their families.

Educational Opportunities for Every Student

  • Provides debt-free college to every student.

  • Allows refinancing of student loans.

  • Invests in K-12 and provides free pre-school. 

Sustainable Defense

  • Modernizes our defense posture to create sustainable baseline defense spending.
  • Ends emergency funding for Overseas Contingency Operations.
  • Increases funding for diplomacy and invests in job transition programs.

Public Financing of Campaigns

  • Funds public financing of campaigns to curb special interest influence in politics.

Fair Individual Taxes

  • Equalizes tax rates for investment income and income from work. 

  • Returns to Clinton-era tax rates for households making over $250,000 and implements new brackets for those making over $1 million.

  • Expands the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Care Credit. 

Affordable Healthcare

  • Repeals excise tax on high-priced workers plans and replaces with public option.  Implements drug price negotiation for Medicare.
  • Reauthorizes Children’s Health Insurance Program.
  • Allows states to transition to single-payer health care systems.

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

  • Implements comprehensive immigration reform, including a pathway to citizenship.

ACCESS TO HOUSING

  • Fully funds programs to make housing affordable and accessible for all Americans.