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Raphael Warnock

DEMOCRAT

Raphael Warnock is running for US Senate (Special Election).

Taxes

  • Opposes tax breaks for companies that outsource jobs and supporting made-in-America incentives
  • Opposes tax breaks that benefit the rich while leaving behind poor and working families

Healthcare

  • Will protect and build upon the Affordable Care Act
  • Defends protections for pre-existing conditions
  • Supports providing comprehensive access to reproductive and mental health services
  • Supports legislation to lower the costs of prescription drugs, including legislation to authorize the federal government to negotiate with drug companies to bring down prices
  • Advocates for Medicaid expansion and support for rural and urban hospitals

Environment

  • Started Project Green: Sustainable Ebenezer to get congregants involved with environmental projects and has preached about environmental justice
  • Supports policies that will combat climate change and pollution

Economy

  • Supports additional funds for those who have been hit hardest by the pandemic
  • Supports transparency around economic development programs like the Paycheck Protection Program
  • Advocates for honest wages, protected retirement, and fair overtime compensation
  • Encourages technical and vocational training, and apprenticeships to meet the needs of an evolving economy

COVID

  • Commits to listen to the experts to take steps to get the coronavirus under control, including supporting robust testing, contact tracing, and basic preventive safety like the use of face masks

Criminal Justice

  • Supports responsibly funding police departments while increasing accountability and ensuring our communities can support critical services outside of the criminal justice system
  • Supports a reduction of gun violence
  • Advocates for reforming the bail system and ending mass incarceration
  • End the use of privatized prisons;
  • Ensure returning citizens can reenter society with access to adequate resources and support