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Date April 25, 2013
Client PolicyLink
Length 10 pages

equity analysis

PolicyLink Equity Analysis:
FY 2014 Presidential Budget

The President’s $3.7 trillion budget, shared with the nation and Congress on April 10, 2013, offers an exciting opportunity to better understand Obama’s fiscal vision for a more equitable America. This analysis of the President’s Budget for FY2014 focuses on the programs and policies that will advance economic and social equity in the United States. The analysis is designed to (1) inform the 2014 budget discussion; (2) support investments that will build a skilled workforce, grow new jobs and businesses, and improve health outcomes for low-income people and communities of color; and (3) fuel the efforts of those seeking to advance just and fair inclusion for all. Descriptions of programs and the proposed level of funding are discussed in detail.