Together we can create a Congress that works for all of us, not just a wealthy few.
The debate is over, and the scientific jury is in: global climate change is real, it is caused mainly by emissions released from burning fossil fuels and it poses a catastrophic threat to the long-term longevity of our planet. If we do nothing, the planet will heat up five to ten degrees Fahrenheit by the end of this century.
Today, one in five American adults and children live in or near poverty, and less than half of homeless people are able to find employment. A Federal Jobs Program would provide everyone provide anyone a job in the public sector, a plan similar to the Works Progress Administration.
Injured workers have experienced in the last several years a massive effort to limit workers compensation benefits. This has directly harmed hardworking people and their families. We must pass a Workers’ Bill of Rights that includes the following rights for injured workers.