Archives for April 2013

News-in-Brief – April 2013

President’s Budget Highlights LDA Priorities President Obama recently released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, which begins on October 1, 2013. The budget focuses on investing in the middle class, adding new jobs, and strengthening the economy while continuing to rein in the large federal deficit. The president’s plan prioritizes key LDA issues including early childhood education, career and technical education, and job training. The budget proposal, which includes $1.8 trillion of additional deficit reduction over 10 years, is focused on making America more competitive through enhancing workers’ skills. The president cites as essential to this goal a… Read More »