Statewide, more than one out of every six people are living in poverty, a 17 percent increase from the previous 5-year period. The median household income in Michigan from 2010-2014 was $49,087 per year - up a few hundred bucks from the 2005-2009 period, but when adjusted for inflation it's down 8.7 percent during that time.
Source – Mlive
Bringing Integrity to Government
Smith will balance the political playing field so the government works for everyone, not just those who can pay to play. He supports overturning Citizens United, empowering small donors, and fighting lobbyist influence.
Growing a Fair Economy
Smith backs creating millions of American jobs via infrastructure, transit system modernization and the restoration of our manufacturing industry. We can create a stronger country for generations to come.
Building a Sustainable Future
Smith supports job creation through the modernization of our energy system. Together, we can meet the challenge of Climate Change and create a sustainable future.
Equality & Justice For All
America's values demand that we respect and empower everyone to determine their own destiny, no exceptions.
Supporting Our Veterans & Military Families
Doug Smith will ensure we provide our veterans with support worthy of their sacrifice. As the son of veterans, he would accept no less.