Obama's 2014 Budget: Key Points to Know

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  • 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
  • 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

Education Boost

"The budget increases access to high quality early childhood education, improves higher education opportunities for African-Americans and Latino students by sustaining funding to programs like Gear Up and Trio; creates pathways to work and job training; permanently extends expansions of the Child Tax Credit and the Earned Income Credit, which helps over two million African-American families with 3.4 million children," said Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett.  

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