One of Peter’s top priorities in Congress is rebuilding the American middle class and creating job opportunities for American workers.

  • Create good jobs by rebuilding America’s aging infrastructure including roads, bridges, water systems, and airports
  • Build out high speed internet service in rural areas to help entrepreneurs succeed
  • Raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour
  • Close the gender wage gap
  • Repeal policies that undermine the right of workers to collectively bargain
  • Expand federal job training programs
  • Enact paid parental leave and increase funding for child care
  • Make health care accessible and affordable by passing Medicare for All
  • Cut the price of prescription drugs and import safe drugs from Canada
  • Increase funding for affordable rental housing and home ownership
  • Invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy to create jobs, lower energy bills, and cut greenhouse gas emissions