Too many families are still struggling and wages just aren’t keeping up with how much things cost. The surest solution is to create more good paying jobs. To do it, we have to make creating jobs and raising incomes a top priority.

That means we keep Iowa’s economy growing by keeping up with changing technologies, adapting to new industries, and meeting the demands of a new 21st Century economy. While David Young and Republicans are pushing tax cuts for big corporations and special interests, my plan rewards small businesses right here in Iowa that not only provide valuable goods and services to Iowa’s families, but hire, train, and pay Iowans a livable income. Full employment means an economy that works for everyone, with equal pay for equal work, paid family sick leave, and affordable childcare.

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