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Democratic Party’s policies on economic issues

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the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Italy raise taxes on the rich?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation


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the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseNo, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should Italian citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Inheritance Tax

Should the government abolish the inheritance tax?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes, it is double taxation

the Economy  ›  Church Tax

Should the church tax be abolished?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the EU subsidize farmers?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseHelp

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes, but provide treatment for those testing positive

the Economy  ›  Bonus Cap

Should bankers’ bonuses be capped at 100% of their pay?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseFewer, and ensure benefits go to those that need it most

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseRaise

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Greece Bailout

Do you support the EU bailout of Greece?

PD>PD  Party’s support baseYes