State of the Union
Youth-Related References in Trump’s First State of the Union
President Trump delivered the third-longest State of the Union address of the past 50 years, putting him just behind two of the ones delivered by Bill Clinton. Youth Services Insider sees a few segments in the speech of particular interest to the family and youth services industry.
The President Calls Upon Congress Once Again to Increase Early Education in State Of The Union
President Obama laid out a plan for universal Pre-K in his 2013 State of the Union address, and came back to that theme in his 2015 speech. “In today’s economy, when having both parents in the workforce is an economic necessity for many families, we need affordable, high-quality childcare more than ever,” Obama said during this week’s address.
President Deserves Respect for Reminder: All Americans Warrant Opportunity
By Susan Dreyfus Some may say a president’s State of the Union address is inconsequential, but I believe it is important as it provides us, as a nation, an annual opportunity to respectfully discuss our values and priorities.
Capitol View on Kids: Cliff Battle Delays ’13 Spending, ’14 Proposal
With the ongoing uncertainty over the debt ceiling increase and the across-the-board cuts looming with the March sequestration, the entire traditional and legally-required timetable for next year’s budget have fallen by the wayside.