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Future Forward USA Action’s mission is to create a stronger American democracy and advocate for common sense solutions.

While politicians in Washington succumb to the powerful forces of gridlock and special interest influence, the American people are paying attention. They deserve solutions and a seat at the table on the policy decisions that affect their lives, especially when it comes to the security and fairness of their economy, healthcare, environment, and democracy.

 
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ECONOMY

Income and wealth inequality in the United States have been making it harder for working Americans to get ahead, while the few at the top have seen their incomes increase at a faster and faster pace. Recent legislation that cuts taxes for the wealthy and corporations will only make things worse. Future Forward urges decision-makers to protect tax incentives that benefit working Americans, including the Earned Income Tax Credit and deductions for student loans, among others.

Make your voice heard and sign our petition:

Demand that our leaders repeal tax cuts for the rich and focus on policies that help the middle class.

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HEALTHCARE

Healthcare is an issue that consistently ranks among the most important for Americans. For so many middle and working class people - especially those suffering from pre-existing conditions like diabetes, asthma, and cancer, healthcare policy is literally a matter of life and death. It is also a matter of great economic importance: healthcare costs account for 17 percent of the United States' economy. Future Forward supports policies that increase insurance coverage and drive down premiums so that quality healthcare is affordable for all Americans. That means protecting the Affordable Care Act and strengthening critical initiatives like Medicare and Medicaid, and ensuring that insurance companies shouldn’t be able to discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions like diabetes, asthma, and cancer.

Call the White House today and tell them to stand up for affordable, quality healthcare for all Americans: 202-456-1414.

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SUPPORTING THE MIDDLE CLASS

While the United States leads the world in wealth, our middle class is falling behind. Future Forward urges the prioritization of the American middle class, and supports the leveling of the playing field that will allow families to hold their own in the shifting economy and the building of a future for our children. Investments in our education system, infrastructure, and scientific and medical research will grow the middle class and grow opportunities for our kids.

Call Congress today and tell them to support policies that will grow opportunities for our kids: 202-224-3121.

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Protecting American Democracy

American democratic institutions are under attack from foreign governments, and it is up to our leaders in Washington to protect them. Russian meddling in our elections drowns out the voices of ordinary Americans, giving them reason to doubt the efficacy of our political system. Future Forward encourages lawmakers to strengthen legislation that brings sanctions against our adversaries and safeguards our election processes from outside influence. We also need serious campaign finance reform to reduce the influence of big corporations and billionaires on our elected officials.  Robust disclosure rules, a sustainable public financing system, reasonable contribution limits, and stricter enforcement of the existing laws by the Federal Election Commission are essential to a healthy democracy.


Do Your Part

Call your members of Congress and demand action on the issues that matter to you most: (202) 224-3121