March 05, 2014

Hawaii Reps in Congress Highlight Priorities in Obama Budget

Hawaii’s congressional representatives have reacted to President Obama’s $3.9 trillion budget request this week. Some highlights:

• U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono:

"The President’s Budget takes significant steps to close the opportunity gap by supporting middle class families and those working to get into the middle class,” said in a press release. “This is a broad plan that strengthens our economy by investing in our workforce at all stages of learning – starting with funding for high quality early learning programs, investing in STEM education, making college more affordable and investing in job training for workers who need help getting back on their feet.”

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By:  Chad Blair
Source: Honolulu Civil Beat