Hillary Clinton
Democrat

Hillary Clinton's policies onJobs & Economy

General
1 Expand access to capital, provide tax relief, cut red tape, and help small businesses bring their goods to new markets 0
2 Ensure more workers share in near-record corporate profits 0
3 Put an end to quarterly capitalism 0
4 Impose accountability on Wall Street 0
5 Restore union collective bargaining rights 0
6 Protect workers from exploitation 0
7 Launch a nationwide effort to cut red tape for small businesses at every level of government 0
8 Simplify tax filing and provide targeted tax relief for small businesses 0
9 Give small-business owners access to financing to build, grow, and hire 0
Income Inequality
10 Work to close the pay gap 0
11 Reform the tax code so the wealthiest pay their fair share 0
Infrastructure
12 Boost public investment in infrastructure and scientific research 0
13 Boost federal infrastructure investment by $275 billion over the next five years 0
14 Create a $25 billion national infrastructure bank 0
15 Reauthorize a Build America Bonds program to help finance the rebuilding of America’s infrastructure 0
16 Fix and expand our roads and bridges, reducing congestion and cutting the "pothole tax" 0
17 Expand public transit options to lower transportation costs and unlock economic opportunity 0
18 Accelerate aviation technology and invest in American airports 0
19 Build a faster, safer, and higher-capacity passenger rail system 0
20 Modernize dams, levees, and wastewater systems 0
Manufacturing
21 Strengthen American manufacturing through a $10 billion investment 0
22 Prevent countries like China from abusing global trade rules and reject trade agreements that don’t meet high standards 0
23 Revitalize the hardest-hit manufacturing communities 0
24 Crack down on companies that ship jobs and earnings overseas 0
25 Invest in America’s manufacturing workforce to ensure that it will always be the best in the world 0
Minimum Wage
26 Raise the minimum wage and strengthen overtime rules 0
Rural Economy
27 Expand access to equity capital for businesses 0
28 Expand the New Markets Tax Credit 0
29 Create a national infrastructure bank to improve rural transportation, water, and broadband infrastructure 0
30 Increase funding to support the next generation of farmers and ranchers 0
31 Invest in expanding local food markets and regional food systems 0
32 Provide a focused safety net to assist family operations 0
33 Fully fund a program that provides assistance to producers who conserve and improve natural resources on their farms 0
Small Business
34 Unlock access to capital 0
35 Cut red tape to streamline the process of starting a small business 0
36 Provide tax relief and simplification for small businesses 0
37 Incentivize health care benefits for small businesses and their employees 0
38 Open new markets 0
39 Make sure small businesses get paid—not stiffed 0
40 Support small-business owners and entrepreneurs 0
41 Make the federal government more responsive to small business 0
Social Security
42 Expand Social Security for those who need it most and who are treated unfairly today 0
43 Preserve Social Security for decades to come by asking the wealthiest to contribute more 0
Wall Street & Corporations
44 Impose a risk fee on the largest financial institutions 0
45 Close the Volcker Rule’s hedge fund loophole 0
46 Discourage excessive risk-taking by making senior bankers accountable 0
47 Make sure no firm is ever too big and too risky to be managed effectively 0
48 Tackle financial dangers of the “shadow banking” system 0
49 Impose a tax on high-frequency trading 0
50 Prosecute individuals when they break the law 0
51 Hold executives accountable when they are responsible for their subordinates’ misconduct 0
52 Hold corporations accountable when they break the law 0