As the economy begins to recover from the worst recession in 80 years, President Obama proposed a plan to strengthen the incubators of growth while also helping our country live within its means. The plan makes targeted investments in education, innovation, and infrastructure – and is designed not just to create jobs right now but also to reinforce the pillars of long-term stability.
A budget is more than just a list of numbers – it represents President Obama’s vision for America’s future. You can learn more about the President’s priorities by clicking here.
The President’s plan prepares our next generation to meet the challenges of a 21st century economy by training 100,000 additional science, technology, engineering, and math teachers. It sets a goal of putting 1 million electric cars on the road by 2015 and doubles the share of clean-energy electricity by 2035. It lays out a mission of building a wireless broadband network that will bring high-speed Internet to 98 percent of Americans.
The President’s budget cuts the deficit by $1.1 trillion in 10 years, reducing government spending and making tough choices in the federal budget just as families across the country make every day. And reorganizes government to be more efficient and increase America’s competitiveness.
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