Democratic Party Releases “Better Deal” Plan, New Focus And Vision For Future Of Party

 In Economy   Last Updated: August 13, 2017

In July 2017 the Democratic Party released a new set of goals and priorities in order to “unlock unprecedented economic growth that will lead to better jobs, better wages, and a better future.”

The goals are:

  1. “Raise the wages and incomes of American workers and create millions of good-paying jobs” which includes investing in infrastructure, prioritizing small businesses, reducing tax breaks to special interests, and ensuring a living wage.
  2. “Lower the costs of living for families” by lowering prescription drug, healthcare, and college education costs among others.
  3. “Build an economy that gives working Americans the tools to succeed in the 21st Century” which includes workforce training and education, expanding high speed internet, and encouraging innovation and research.

 

 

Nancy Pelosi. "A Better Deal." Democraticleader.gov. Democraticleader.gov, 24 July 2017. Web. 13 August 2017.
U.S. Senate Democrats. "A Better Deal." Senate Democrats, 24 July 2017. Web. 13 August 2017.
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