Economic Inequality

Representative Ocasio-Cortez believes that in a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no one should be too poor to live. For this reason, she is fighting everyday to level the playing field.

Representative Ocasio-Cortez strongly supports a wealth tax, union rights, and pay equity. Earlier this year, Representative Ocasio-Cortez introduced the Loan Shark Prevention Act, which would establish a 15% cap on interest rates for all loans, including credit cards, payday lenders, and title loans. Likewise, Representative Ocasio-Cortez used her platform to spark a national debate on tax rates by calling for a top marginal rate of 70% on millionaire fortunes.

Representative Ocasio-Cortez seeks to usher in a new era of shared prosperity and lift millions out of poverty. For more information on the economic justice legislation Representative Ocasio-Cortez supports, please click here.