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Congressional Progressive Caucus Budget

A Budget That's Best for All Americans

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

The "People's Budget," which I helped draft, strikes a strong contrast with the Republican plan. It rewards hard work and invests in our country. It ensures that everyone has an opportunity to get a good education, find a good job, live in a safe and secure home, put food on the table, have affordable health care, save for retirement and maybe have a little left over.

A Progressive Answer to the GOP's Regressive Budget

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Rep. John Conyers

By strengthening the safety net and investing in 21st-century infrastructure, manufacturing, education, and environmental protection, the Congressional Progressive Caucus' "People's Budget" will create 8.4 million new jobs and give low- and moderate-income Americans a much-needed raise. And it's important to note that the CPC's budget achieves all this without breaking the bank.

The Congressional Progressive Caucus Budget: A Vision for Our Time

Jared Bernstein | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

To hear the rhetoric these days, you'd think faster job creation was impossible. You'd think growth deficits and debt were inevitable unless we're willing to sacrifice our social insurance programs and our safety net.

A Budget That Gets America Working Again

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.14.2013 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

The Back to Work Budget is a good start in creating the kind of world we want our kids and grandkids to grow up in -- a world with clean air and water, safe neighborhoods, and healthy, high-wage jobs for more Americans.