Prosperity for America's Families, by Al Gore
Click here for 17 full quotes from Al Gore in the book 191-page Economic Plan.
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Budget & Economy|
Set aside one-sixth of surplus in case rosy estimates fail.
Free America from debt by paying down $3 trillion.
Use surplus to strengthen Social Security, Medicare.
Encourage “Retirement Savings Plus” accounts.
Set aside $300B as a “Surplus Reserve Fund”.
Lays out 10 goals in Prosperity for America’s Families plan.
$4.56 trillion spending plan for 10 years’ budget surplus.
Make saving and borrowing for college easier.
More resources for education: tax breaks for college.
Families & Children|
Enable 7 of 10 families to own a home.
Support equal pay for equal work.
Reduce poverty to 10% via welfare reform & minimum wage.
Principles & Values|
Make history with fewer than 1 in 10 living in poverty.
Lower taxes for working families with targeted tax reform.
End marriage penalty; reform estate tax; targeted cuts.
Maintain prosperity via millions of new high-tech jobs.
Welfare & Poverty|
Invest to increase median family income by one-third by 2010.
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The above quotations are from Prosperity for America's Families, by Al Gore.
Related books, debates, and candidates:
- Al Gore's main page
- Tipper Gore
- Bill Clinton
Books by Al Gore:
- Earth in the Balance, by Al Gore
- Inventing Al Gore, by Bill Turque
- Common Sense Government, by Al Gore
- Medicare at a Crossroads, Gore's Health Care Plan
- Gore's 191-page Economic Plan
Debates with George W. Bush (presidential race, 2000):
- Presidential debate, Boston Mass.
- Presidential debate, Washington U., St. Louis MO
- Presidential debate, Wake Forest U., Winston-Salem NC
- NACHRI Survey: Iowa Children's Hospital issues
Debates with Bill Bradley (Democratic primary, 1999-2000):
- Primary Debate at Dartmouth University
- Democrat Debate in Des Moines, Iowa
- Democrat Debate at UNH-Durham
- Democrat Debate in the Apollo Theater in Harlem
- Democrat Debate in Johnston Iowa
- Democrat debate in Los Angeles, California
- Democrat Debate in Manchester, NH
- Democrat Debate in Nashua NH
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