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Janet Mills’ policies on economic issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average American voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Inflation

Has the government done enough to lower inflation?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the U.S. raise taxes on the rich?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Paid Sick Leave

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member?

  Public statementsYes


the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the U.S. raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Public statementsRaise

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Janet Mills voterbaseNo, focus on ending tax evasion instead

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  Janet Mills voterbaseFewer, and ensure benefits go to those that need it most

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Janet Mills voterbaseHelp

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Janet Mills voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Free Tax Filing

Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Mega Mergers

Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Overtime Pay

Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes, and the government should do more to protect workers’ rights

the Economy  ›  CEO Pay Cap

Should the government enforce a cap on CEO pay relative to the pay of their employees?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

  Janet Mills voterbaseNo, and increase it at a progressive rate

the Economy  ›  Four-day Workweek

Should the United States transition to a four-day workweek?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Janet Mills voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the President offer tax breaks to individual companies to keep jobs in the U.S.?

  Janet Mills voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

Should the U.S. increase tariffs on imported products from China?

  Janet Mills voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes, NAFTA helps lower the prices of consumer products

the Economy  ›  Private Equity Compensation

Should the government increase taxes on private equity executives?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should U.S. citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  Janet Mills voterbaseNo, and neither should corporations and business organizations

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

  Party’s support baseYes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes, but only small local farms instead of large corporations

the Economy  ›  Property Taxes

Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Surcharge Ban

Should the government ban surcharges tacked onto concert tickets, cable bills, banking services, hotel bookings and other purchases?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Pension Reform

Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts?

  Janet Mills voterbaseNo, privately managed accounts will jeopardize the financial security of senior citizens

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

  Janet Mills voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Gig Workers

Should gig workers such as Uber drivers be classified as employees?

  Janet Mills voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Silicon Valley Bank Bailout

Should the government provide a bailout for Silicon Valley Bank?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Cryptocurrency

Should the government classify cryptocurrencies as legal forms of payment?

  Janet Mills voterbaseNo