The next couple of years in state government will be challenging and fascinating and I appreciate the opportunity to serve as your state senator.
Education seems central to the response to both inequality and income stagnation.
There is now broad recognition that globalization and automation are the driving forces behind the squeeze on the middle class.
Even within the middle class, there has been widening inequality.
Poverty remains high in the United States, even as the economy has partially recovered.
Increasing concentration of income among top earners may reflect changing corporate structures.