Our federal budget, with its recurring deficits and accumulating debt, is one of the most important issues we face today. American businesses and families work hard to spend wisely, to save for the future, and to invest in a more promising tomorrow. I believe American government should abide by the same principles.
Education is the cornerstone of our country’s fundamental promise that no matter who we are or where we come from, we all deserve the chance to make the most of our talent and hard work. We must ensure every American child receives an education that delivers the skills our complex economy demands.
In an increasingly complex global landscape, our environment, economy, and energy sources are all interconnected. Congress needs to make wise decisions that foster economic growth today while protecting the global climate for generations to come.
From equal pay for equal work to the right to marry or the right to cast our vote: I believe this country was built on the promise of fundamental fairness. Every American deserves to be treated fairly by their colleagues, their community, and their government.
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Access to quality healthcare is a right that belongs to every American. The Affordable Care Act achieved a historic milestone when it turned this principle into law. It is the task of this Congress and the next generation of Americans to continue to honor this right in the face of rising healthcare costs.
Promoting growth and opportunity in Massachusetts’s 4th District is my number one priority in Congress. I am committed to advancing an economy that supports innovation and maintains its competitive edge by investing in the workforce training and infrastructure that nurture entrepreneurship. I will support and prioritize pro-growth policies where advanced manufacturing, biotechnology, small bu
The history of the 4th District of Massachusetts is a long and proud tradition of leadership in industry and education. Our challenge today is to carry this tradition into new industries, new markets, and new economic opportunities.
Our men and women in uniform promise, each and every day, to protect our nation whatever the cost. They deserve our support from their first day of service on through the rest of their lives. While serving on active duty, our troops must have access to the best training, equipment, healthcare, and education. In this era of tough fiscal choices, Congress needs to work with the Department of Defense to identify and eliminate wasteful military spending without compromising the quality of training and services available to military personnel.
Science and technology lie at the heart of the innovation economy and have always been central to the vibrancy of the 4th District. I am honored to serve on both the Space and Energy Subcommittees of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee. With 40 percent of Massachusetts employment tied to innovation industries like health care, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, and information technology, the work of the Committee has a direct impact on job creation and economic growth in our district.
After running businesses, raising families, and becoming anchors in our communities, seniors have contributed much to the fabric of our society. Each generation of Americans drives continued growth and progress, and we must honor all that our seniors have done for us by protecting the benefits they have earned.