Congressman for California's 3rd Congressional District, former Lieut1
When large numbers of Americans are unemployed or stuck at low wages austerity only fuels new cycle of stagnation & poverty
When #economy is shaped to shift almost all growth to top 1%, entire system stifled with most consumer power underutilized
#CleanEnergy is the future worldwide. Question is whether American lawmakers will pass policies to help Americans build it
#Wind industry in America suffering b/c production tax credit ending & no guarantee it is coming back.
When we build things like roads, rail & energy systems, we should prioritize contracts that employ Americans.
Californians understand & feel our #infrastructure deficit every time they sit in gridlock on an overcrowded highway.
During the growth in the Clinton era, more than half of economic growth went to 99%. Prosperity much closer to shared then
US ranks 93rd in income inequality. Since the Great Recession, 95% of economic growth geared toward top 1%. #TwoAmericas