budget proposal

  • President Obama speaks on the proposal in a classroom at Powell Elementary School in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Video still by PBS NewsHour
    March 4, 2014   BY Robert Pursell 

    President Barack Obama unveiled a 2015 budget Tuesday that looks to expand on his second term goal of reducing economic inequality. Dubbed the “Opportunity for All” budget, Obama’s plan includes higher spending on employment and job-training programs and the elimination of some tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans and corporations. Continue reading