Time to Give America a Raise
The American people want and deserve an economy where a hard day’s work earns a decent day’s pay, and everyone has the opportunity to build a brighter future for themselves and their families. Raising the minimum wage is a critical part of delivering on an economy that works for everyone.
Understanding Your Coverage
As the New Year dawns, millions of Americans across the country are enjoying a new beginning, thanks to the Affordable Care Act. More than six million Americans are starting 2014 with newfound health security, and the freedom from fear that comes with it.
A Reflection of Our Values
This week, Congress enacted a budget that rolls back the sequester and helps restore stability to the American economy. Unfortunately, House Republicans missed an opportunity to create jobs and put the livelihood of millions of Americans in jeopardy.
On Thanksgiving, we come together to offer our gratitude for the blessings in our lives, for our families, friends, and loved ones, for the strength of our community, our city, and our country.
Early Childhood Education
Over 50 years ago, President Kennedy stated, “Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” As Congress comes to the negotiating table on the budget, Congress must take seriously our responsibility to America’s children, our families, and our country’s future.