Martin O'Malley
Democrat

Martin O'Malley's policies onJobs & Economy

General
1 Implement the Schedules That Work Act to give workers more control over their schedules 0
2 Launch a new, national campaign to promote full-time employment 0
3 Ensure that people who work overtime are paid more 0
4 Make it easier for workers to gain union representation 0
5 Expand access to employer-based retirement plans 0
6 Fight to enact the Paycheck Fairness Act 0
7 Make pay data publicly available by sex, race, and ethnicity 0
8 Double the Earned Income Tax Credit 0
Infrastructure
9 Restore the Highway Trust Fund 0
10 Double and better target federal transit investment 0
11 Expand public-private partnerships 0
12 Double community development block grants 0
13 Restore and double the New Markets Tax Credit 0
14 Preserve and upgrade affordable housing 0
15 Support local financial institutions 0
16 Allow households and businesses to buy the power they want 0
17 Spur community investment in clean energy infrastructure 0
18 Spur investments in energy efficient retrofits 0
19 Set green and resilient standards for all developments 0
20 Make affordable housing “solar powered housing” 0
21 Create inclusive communities through housing investments 0
22 Double the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit 0
23 Help communities meet their unique housing needs 0
24 Support low-income families by giving them access to rental assistance 0
Minimum Wage
25 Raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour 0
Social Security
26 Expand Social Security benefits 0
27 Increase Social Security benefits for all retirees 0
28 Strengthen Social Security’s long-term fiscal outlook 0
29 Ensure Social Security benefits are sufficient to keep retirees out of poverty 0
30 Increase Social Security benefits for minimum wage- and lower-income workers 0
31 Prevent benefits from eroding over time 0
32 Reform Social Security to support, rather than penalize, caregiving 0
33 Reject efforts to raise the Social Security retirement age 0
34 Dramatically expand access to employer-based retirement plans 0
35 Raise wages so all workers can afford to save 0
36 Reject efforts to privatize Social Security 0
37 Increase penalties for those who defraud our seniors 0
38 Fully implement the fiduciary rule 0
39 Make affordable, high-quality long-term care a national priority 0
Trade
40 Reject the TPP and other secret trade agreements 0
41 Prohibit currency manipulation in global trade agreements 0
42 Hold cheaters accountable 0
43 Oppose ISDS in trade agreements 0
44 Put public interests first 0
45 Protect core labor rights 0
46 Set and enforce meaningful labor standards 0
47 Ensure real and enforceable environmental standards 0
48 Enforce delivery of international climate commitments 0
49 Oppose ISDS in any agreement 0
50 Protect the Dodd-Frank financial reforms in trade agreements 0
51 Require robust rules of origin 0
52 Ensure fair market entry for U.S. products 0
53 Balance access and innovation to provide needed medicines 0
54 Tie trade agreements to investments in the U.S. economy 0
55 Ensure that U.S. corporations are taxed fairly, including on their global activities 0