Student Loans and College Affordability
August 6, 2014

The American Dream of a college education is becoming out of reach for far too many Americans. A student wanting to attend college should not be burdened with a lifetime of debt. Read More

August 6, 2014

People are hurting. Despite significant job growth in the past four years, far too many Americans remain out of work. Congress needs to get to work passing legislation that will help create jobs for hard-working Americans.Read More

Equal Pay
August 6, 2014

IWhen a woman loses out on the pay she has earned, her family loses and so does her community as well as the entire nation Read More

Minimum Wage
August 6, 2014

I believe in the fundamental notion that if people are willing to work full time, minimally, then they should be able to support themselves. The sad reality though is that many people currently work full time jobs, yet still are not able to remain above the poverty line. Read More

Credit Card Interest
August 6, 2014

I say Congress must tell the credit card companies, “Enough is enough!”
Since 1978, when the Supreme Court allowed national banks to avoid the credit card interest caps imposed by most states, credit card may and do charge consumers whatever they want. Read More

The Affordable Care Act (ACA)

I believe the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an essential piece of legislation that needs to be protected. As contentious as the healthcare debate was, what resulted was a piece of bi-partisan legislation that allows for government oversight as well as private providers of insurance. Few disagree that healthcare costs have spiraled out of control in this country. Read More

Women's Healthcare Decisions
August 6, 2014

I believe healthcare decisions should be between a woman and her doctor. Read More