New Democrats are committed to making higher education more accessible and affordable, fully preparing students for higher education and the workforce, and making higher education more effective, accountable, and inclusive.The New Democrat Coalition released Higher Education Priorities detaili
With too many roads and bridges crumbling around the country and a power grid waiting to enter the 21st century, we need robust investments in our transportation and energy infrastructure. For too long, Congress has relied on irresponsible, stop-gap measures that hinder economic growth and make it more difficult to ship American products domestically and overseas.
In today’s 21st century economy, Americans need an increasingly precise set of skills to enter the workforce ready to succeed. As technology changes the face of the global economy, we need to invest in high-quality skills training initiatives to ensure the U.S. remains internationally competitive in manufacturing and high-skilled jobs.
New Dems are committed to a tough and smart national security strategy that secures our homeland and protects our values. Our first responsibility as Members of Congress is to keep America safe. We need to invest in a 21st century military force and in national security agencies that adapt to modern challenges and eliminate terrorist threats without reckless interventions.
For the United States to remain a global leader, we need to continue producing top quality goods and services and capitalize on every opportunity to ship them overseas and create jobs at home. From supporting domestic manufacturers to taking action to reduce foreign tariffs, the U.S. has multiple opportunities to strengthen U.S.