Campaign: Economic Justice

Fixed Property Taxes for Senior Citizens

Allow senior citizens to lock in real estate taxes on their primary residence at age 65 (or similar rule). This will insulate those on fixed incomes from being priced out of their own home by rising property taxes.

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Revoke Corporate Charters (Public Petition)

Create a system whereby corporate charters can be revoked by petition and referendum.

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Oppose Voter ID Laws

Oppose all efforts to implement/restore voter ID laws in Pennsylvania until such laws are proven to be cost-effective and to not disenfranchise or deter voters.

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Implement Term Limits for PA Legislature

Implement term limits for state senators and state representatives serving in Harrisburg.

 

For example, limit each congressperson to two consecutive terms, which would result in 8-year term limits for senators and 4-year term limits for representatives.

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a real, actual, concrete, just solution

Note: the solution can never be less profound than the problem is. The solution to our economic problems, including the problem of economic justice, is a revolutionary monetary system. In this country we have changed our monetary system at least a half-dozen times, counting the times we have or have not had a central bank and the times we have or have not used gold or silver in the monetary system. It is too much ...more »

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Oppose the "Paycheck Protection Act"

Oppose the "Paycheck Protection Act" (SB 1034 and HB 1507), which will have long-term, negative consequences on labor rights. This legislation is backed by ALEC, and it is designed to defund labor unions. http://alecexposed.org/w/images/b/b8/Paycheck_Protection_Act_Exposed.pdf http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?sYear=2013&sInd=0&body=S&type=B&bn=1034 http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?sYear=2013&sInd=0&body=H&type=B&bn=1507 ...more »

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Pass a 4th Amendment Protection Act

Petition the PA state legislature to pass a 4th Amendment Protection Act that reaffirms Pennsylvania's commitment to the 4th Amendment and rejects unlawful government surveillance

 

Note: This is a new national movement sponsored by Nullify NSA. Several states are already working on such legislation.

 

Model Legislation: https://s3.amazonaws.com/TAClegislation/4th-Amendment-Protection-Act.pdf

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Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act

Support the Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act proposed by Senator Warren. This legislation would set the interest rate on government student loans to the same rate as government loans to banks, currently 0.75% .

 

More Info: http://www.warren.senate.gov/documents/BankonStudentsFactSheet.pdf

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Pay-it-Forward Student Loan Program

Establish a program through which the state will provide low-interest student loans for degrees in high-demand majors. Graduates repay loans based on actual salary after graduation (as salary increases, so do payments). Graduates fund the current students. (Think "Habitats for Humanity", except education-based.)

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Revoke Corporate Charters (Violation of Public Interest)

Call for revocation of corporate charters of corporations who executives egregiously violate the public interest.

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Unburden Employers from Health Care Costs

Adopt a universal health care system that divorces health care costs from employers so as to level the playing field between businesses of different sizes.

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Total Public Financing for Campaigns

Reform PA's campaign finance laws such that state-level and local campaigns will be completely publicly funded.

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