The promise of Americans retiring in dignity with full economic and health security is one of the top responsibilities for Members of Congress. It is a tradition that has been upheld since the New Deal (Social Security) and Great Society (Medicare). As a U.S Senator, Tom would protect this indispensable program and stop the false narrative that the fund is careening toward insolvency. It is an argument put out by the right wing to undermine this life-saving program. He would also look for options to expand savings programs for Wisconsinites that are more effective than 401Ks that mostly benefit Wall Street investment managers.
- Protect Social Security for future generations. Oppose privatization while raising income cap subject to taxation
- Expand Medicare to include dental and hearing aids.
- Protect pensions earned by lifetime of work.