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Jesse White’s 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?

  Jesse White voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Jesse White voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

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

  Jesse White voterbaseYes

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?

  Jesse White voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

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

  Jesse White voterbaseRaise


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?

  Jesse White voterbaseYes, if the merged corporation would have more than 50% of the market share

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

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

  Jesse White voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare

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

  Party’s support baseFewer

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Jesse White voterbaseYes, and immediately terminate benefits for anyone testing positive

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Jesse White voterbaseHelp

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

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

  Jesse White voterbaseYes, the government should intervene to boost a recovery

the Economy  ›  Capital Gains Tax

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Free Tax Filing

Should the IRS create a free electronic tax filing system?

  Party’s support baseYes

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?

  Jesse White voterbaseYes, and all employees should be paid time-and-a-half for overtime hours regardless of their pay scale

the Economy  ›  Estate Tax

Should the current estate tax rate be decreased?

  Jesse White voterbaseNo, I am satisfied with the current rate

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  NAFTA

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

  Jesse White voterbaseYes, NAFTA helps lower the prices of consumer products

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

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

  Jesse White voterbaseNo, but drastically increase taxes and import tariffs on outsourcing businesses

the Economy  ›  China Tariffs

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

  Jesse White voterbaseNo

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

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

  Jesse White voterbaseNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

the Economy  ›  Federal Reserve

Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?

  Jesse White voterbaseYes, we deserve to know who the bank gives money to

the Economy  ›  Four-day Workweek

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Gas Tax

Should the Federal Government suspend the gasoline tax?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only temporarily until prices decline

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

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

  Jesse White voterbaseNo, too many wealthy citizens are abusing loopholes in offshore banking laws to evade taxes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize farmers?

  Jesse White 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  ›  Pension Reform

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

  Jesse White 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?

  Jesse White voterbaseNo, not until we decrease our national debt

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Online Sales Tax

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

  Jesse White voterbaseNo, the federal government does not have the authority to impose state and local taxes

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Jesse White voterbaseNo, it provides too high of risk for criminal activity

the Economy  ›  Gig Workers

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

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Cryptocurrency

Should the government classify cryptocurrencies as legal forms of payment?

  Party’s support baseNo