Doug Jones is Alabama born and raised. He has dedicated his life to fighting for what’s right and creating a better future for working families. His fairness and grit are values that UAW members take to the job each day.
WHY VOTE JONES FOR SENATE?
DOUG CHAMPIONED BUSINESS REGULATION REFORM TO PROTECT WORKERS
As a member of the Senate Banking Committee, Doug championed reforms that reduced unnecessary regulations, allowing businesses to access the capital they needed to grow. These reforms expanded vital industries in Alabama, protecting the rights and livelihood of workers.
DOUG FOUGHT FOR HEALTH CARE SECURITY FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE
When the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was gutted in 2017, Doug sprung into action. His first co-sponsored bill as a member of the U.S. Senate brought the CHIP program back, protecting it for 10 years. He also served as a member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, and has advocated to protect medicare for seniors.
DOUG ADVOCATED FOR RETIREE PROTECTIONS
Doug saw that key federal funding for seniors was in jeopardy of running out in 13 years if changes weren’t made. He worked across the aisle to introduce legislation built to protect pensions, social security and medicare on a federal level, to ensure retirees weren’t left without access to necessary services.
Doug has stood up for working families in Alabama, making sure that fair, and common sense legislation is passed with their best interest in mind. That’s why the UAW endorses Gary Jones for the U.S. Senate.
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DOUG FOUGHT FOR EDUCATION FUNDING AND REFORM
Doug has fought for education reform that strengthens all forms of education for alabamians from pre-K to college and universities to job training programs. He understands that education isn’t one-size-fits-all, and has advocated for funding to career and technical education programs to ensure students are prepared for the workforce if traditional college isn’t the right path for them.
DOUG HAS A PLAN TO FIX FAILING INFRASTRUCTURE
In his home state of Alabama, Doug has seen firsthand how failing infrastructure has negatively impacted the safety of drinking water and transportation in communities. Doug fought to pass legislation that provided funding to fix failing infrastructure, ensuring safe water, sturdy sewage infrastructure and safe roadways and bridges.
DOUG SUPPORTS A LIVING WAGE FOR WORKING FAMILIES
Doug has been an advocate for expanded resources in Alabama that offer a living wage for workers and equal pay for equal work. He understands that the current minimum wage doesn’t cut it for many working families and is dedicated to ensuring hardworking Alabamians thrive.
SO, NOW WHEN SOMEONE ASKS, “WHY SUPPORT DOUG JONES?”
YOU KNOW 6 REASONS TO SUPPORT DOUG JONES!
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