Taking on Donald Trump
Mike was one of the earliest members of Congress to call for impeaching Donald Trump and opposed Trump’s policies that target women and people of color and Trump’s tax breaks for giant corporations.
Jobs and the Economy
Mike is committed to investing in our local economy to create high-paying jobs here in Western Pennsylvania. A strong supporter of unions, Mike has always protected the right to organize and join a union in order to ensure that workplaces are safe and workers can earn fair wages and benefits.
Addressing Climate Change
Climate change is one of the biggest dangers of our lifetime. That is why Mike supports bold policies that will get the nation’s economy to 100% clean energy by the year 2050.
Affordable Health Care for All
Mike has been a champion of improving health care by fighting back against President Trump and the Republicans’ attempts to dismantle Obamacare. He has voted against repealing Obamacare more than 50 times while in Congress.
A sponsor of Medicare-For-All legislation in Congress, Mike took on the drug companies to lower prescription costs so that access and the high costs of medicine and health insurance will never be a barrier for people.
Addressing Gun Violence
Mike believes we must address the epidemic of gun violence. He has taken on the NRA and backs common-sense gun safety measures like universal background checks and banning assault weapons.
Protecting Social Security and Medicare
Strengthening and Protecting Social Security and Medicare has been a top priority of Mike’s in Congress. He stood up to those who proposed cutting or privatizing these programs. Additionally, Mike has consistently opposed any effort to increase the retirement age.