Obama's 2014 Budget: Key Points to Know

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  • employment, jobs
  • jobs, hiring
  • tax cuts, stimulus package
  • taxes
  • minimum wage
  • gun violence, gun control
  • entrepreneur, small business
  • homeownership
  • Housing and Foreclosure
  • poverty, healthy eating
  • President Obama
  • Education Boost
  • A Helping Hand
  • education
  • children's health
  • college, universities, historically black colleges and universities
  •  Improve College Affordability and Value
  • education, college financial aid

Make Tax Cuts Permanent for Working Families

The budget permanently extends expansions of the Child Tax Credit and the Earned Income Tax Credit passed in 2009's stimulus package. According to the government's estimates, the Child Tax Credit benefits 12 million families, including 2 million African-American families. (photo: GettyImages)