Missa Eaton has a 5-point plan she believes will improve the lives of the constituents in the 3rd Congressional district.
The plan includes job creation and economic development as well as protecting social security and medicare for seniors, and investing in the future through education.
Erie was one of several stops for Eaton on Thursday. She says she plans to travel to as many towns in the 3rd district to spread the word of her plan before the November General Election.
She's up against republican incumbent Mike Kelly in that race.
Below is Missa Eaton's 5-Point Plan as printed in a news release:
- Job Creation and Economic Development
- Social Security and Medicare Protection
- Investment In Our Future: Education Initiatives
- Access to Affordable Health Care
- An American Energy Policy Based On Sustainability
Job Creation and Economic Development includes:
Encouraging Public/Private Partnerships; Incentivizing Private Job Creation; Public Re-investment for Local Projects; Creating Incubator Program to Put Local Residents to Work; and
Establishing Retraining Programs for Unemployed & Underemployed Residents to
Prepare the Workforce for New Businesses & Industries.
Social Security and Medicare Protection includes:
Strengthening the Social Security Trust Fund; Eliminating the Income Cap for Individuals; Fighting Against the Privatization of Social Security; Fighting Against the Medicare Voucher Program;
and Ensuring the Solvency of Social Security & Medicare.
Investment in Our future: Education Initiatives includes:
Establishing Early Childhood Education Guarantees; Creating Smaller Class Sizes; Revising "No Child Left Behind"; Supporting Higher Education Including The Creation of Trade Schools
& Community Colleges; and addressing the Student Loan Debt Crisis.
Access to Affordable Health Care includes:
Safe-Guarding Small Businesses And Non-Profits From Rising Insurance Premiums; Protecting Patient's Rights; Allowing Medicare & Medicaid to Negotiate Pharmaceutical Rates; Protecting Women's Health Care; and Promoting Cost Savings & Efficiency In The Health Care System.
American Energy Sustainability includes: Eliminating the $41 Billion Oil & Gas Industry Subsidy; Investing in Research for Alternative Energy Sources; Instituting the Sustainable Communities Initiative; Protecting Water Sources & Wild Lands Especially in Shale areas; and Reducing America's Carbon Footprint.