ADDITIONAL PROGRESSIVE POLICIES

EXPANDING MEDICAID

Jay Chaudhuri will take on Republicans who refuse to expand Medicaid. He believes we have a moral duty to provide access to affordable health coverage to all low-income families. In the Senate, he will lead the fight to ensure more working North Carolinians are covered by President Obama's Affordable Care Act and have access to basic healthcare coverage.

FIGHTING DISCRIMINATION

Jay Chaudhuri believes it is wrong that North Carolina law allows an employer to fire an employee just because they’re gay. He will stand up to the religious right and fight to pass legislation to protect gays and lesbians from discrimination.

Providing a World-Class Education

As the father of two young children, Jay believes nothing is more important than ensuring children are able to reach their potential. In the Senate, he will fight every day to restore the funding Republicans cut from public schools, to raise teacher salaries to above the national average, and to reduce the amount of classroom time spent on high-stakes standardized testing.

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Building an Economy for All North Carolinians

As State Senator, Jay Chaudhuri will focus on creating jobs, growing the local economy, and reducing inequality between the rich and the poor. His plan to make the economy more fair includes cutting taxes for working and middle class families by making the wealthy and big corporations pay their fair share, raising the minimum wage, and making sure women receive equal pay for equal work.

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Standing Up for Women

Jay Chaudhuri is one hundred percent pro-choice and committed to protecting funding for Planned Parenthood. In the State Senate, he will fight the extremists in the legislature who want to put politicians between women and their doctors.

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Reducing Gun Violence

As State Senator, Jay Chaudhuri will take on Republicans to push for stronger gun control laws that will keep guns out of the hands of those who commit domestic violence and those who are on the terrorist watch list.

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Protecting Our Environment and Creating Green Jobs

Jay Chaudhuri is a champion for North Carolina's environment. In the State Senate, he will crack down on the big coal companies that pollute our rivers and air - and will work to combat climate change by making clean, renewable energy like wind and solar more accessible and affordable for North Carolina families and businesses.

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Restoring our Democracy

Jay Chaudhuri believes special interests have too much control over state government and the voices of everyday North Carolinians are getting drowned out. In the State Senate, Jay will fight to get money out of politics and push for a more restrictive revolving-door policy for legislators.

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Expand Medicaid | Fight Discrimination

Jay Chaudhuri will take on Republicans who refused to expand Medicaid. And Jay believes it is wrong that North Carolina law allows an employer to fire an employee just because they're gay.

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