|ECONOMY: Building a strong economy|
Americans face the effects of the economy each and every day. Congressman Carnahan has been working to strengthen the economy and the middle class.
Congressman Carnahan believes that to stimulate the economy, tax relief should be targeted to those who truly need it. Congressman Carnahan cosponsored the America COMPETES Act, which ensures the United States has the most skilled workforce in the world. A strong education system is critical to keeping good-paying American jobs as well as keeping the U.S. competitive in the world economy.
Congressman Carnahan also strongly believes in helping people hold onto their homes. A person's home is a vital part of their lives. Carnahan has fought against predatory lending and has supported measures to fight the practice.