H.Res.159 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the current record breaking wealth gap is a national problem for the nation's economic security, and that broad-based, generational and systemic inequities continue to distort economic progress and opportunity for tens of millions of Americans -especially low and middle-income Americans and communities of color.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 03/18/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/18/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.159 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/18/2015)
Recognizes that all families need to be economically secure to create opportunities for their children and the nation's next generation.
Recognizes that wealth and income inequality hurt economic growth and risks economic security for individual families, our communities, and the nation as a whole.
Supports the elimination of the wealth gap and the racial wealth gap as national economic security priorities.
Acknowledges that Congress has a responsibility to implement thoughtful, proven and pragmatic policy strategies to eliminate the wealth gap and the racial wealth gap.