Wages have stagnated. Job opportunities for our kids are scarce. People of the 106th district are working harder, but are seeming to fall further behind.
- Will work with the public and private sectors to create and retain well-paying jobs in the district.
- Supports strengthening the role of community colleges in preparing our youth for the jobs of the 21st century.
- Supports worker retraining for those displaced by technology, foreign competition and a changing economy.
- Supports raising the minimum wage to a level that is family-sustaining.