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Build local infrastructure and smart transportation

Growing up in a Democratic household in a small town, I learned early on that we are all connected. Small businesses create solid middle class jobs, and a thriving middle class pumps money back into the local economy. When the middle class can't grow, America's greatest economic engine is starved.

Those of us in the middle class are getting squeezed. Congress has done a lot to help the rich, and does a lot to help the poor (though it could do more), but Congress seems to be forgetting the middle class.

There are a number of ways that Congress can help our economy grow faster and bring jobs; I will focus initially on three:

  1. Reform the tax code to help small businesses.
  2. Improve educational opportunities for all.
  3. Build local infrastructure to create jobs and attract businesses to the 6th district: Smart transportation improvements, downtown economic development zones, and targeted flood protection and other federal support will attract more businesses to the district.
Source: 2014 House campaign website, SethMoulton.com , Sep 1, 2014

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