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President of the United States
Joseph Biden
Donald J. Trump
Howie Hawkins
Jo Jorgensen

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Democrats believe that no student should ever be shamed over school lunch debt, and support expanding universal free school meal programs.

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The Biden Administration will create a White House StrikeForce consisting of agency leaders who will partner with community-building organizations in persistent poverty rural communities and help them unlock federal resources.

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[Biden] would increase SNAP benefits by 15% during the deepening recession, and temporarily provide low-income families with about $100 per month in extra nutritional support.

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To tackle persistent poverty in all communities, but especially rural America, Vice President Biden supports applying Congressman James Clyburn’s 10-20-30 formula, which will allocate 10 percent of funding to areas “where 20 percent or more of the population has been living below the poverty line for the last 30 years,” to all federal programs.

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Under the Biden Plan, workers who spent 30 years working will get a benefit of at least 125% of the poverty level.

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The Biden Plan will put the [Social Security] program on a path to long-term solvency by asking Americans with especially high wages to pay the same taxes on those earnings that middle-class families pay.

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[Biden will] expand the definition of Medically Underserved Population (MUP) to include people with disabilities, which will drive investments through the Health Resources and Services Administration for expanding access to primary health service providers.

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[Biden] will support the Disabled Access Credit Expansion Act, which will increase tax credits for small businesses to improve accessibility and comply with the ADA.

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The Administration lowered regulatory hurdles and restored flexibility to schools with respect to menus in their cafeterias.

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The Administration lowered regulatory hurdles and restored flexibility to schools with respect to menus in their cafeterias.

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The USDA announced a 40% increase in SNAP benefits to ensure that low-income families have enough food during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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President Trump signed an Executive Order on economic mobility by reforming welfare.

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President Trump released his budget proposal, fulfilling his promise that no cuts will be made to Social Security and Medicare benefits.

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We will double Social Security so every person of retirement age has a livable income. The Social Security system will become a true national retirement system. Doubling Social Security benefits could be paid for by lifting the ceiling on Social Security taxes for high-income earners, ending the deduction for business pension expenses, eliminating the home mortgage deduction, and closing tax loopholes for the rich.

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The income guarantee we will enact is often called the Negative Income Tax (NIT). We prefer it to the Universal Basic Income (UBI) because it targets the benefits to those who need it, provides a sufficient benefit to end poverty, and costs a fraction of a UBI.

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We will campaign for a rural reconstruction program that revitalizes and reintegrates town and country. It will center around a Just Transition to Organic Agriculture and Green Manufacturing.

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The employer-paid portion of the Social Security tax can be used to fund the transition into this new system and fund payments for disability and survivor payments.

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Those who choose to opt-out can also leave their Social Security earnings to their loved ones, as opposed to currently, wherein those benefits go back to the government.

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Workers should be provided the option to either continue in the program if they wish or to have their taxes put in an individual account with their name on it. Those who use this pathway will be granted certificates which recognize their past contributions to Social Security.

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I will work with Congress to enact a plan like the Cato Institute’s 6.2% Solution, granting more choice to everyone who pays the FICA tax. This plan has been scored by the Social Security Administration itself as restoring Social Security to permanent sustainable solvency.

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