Congressman Tim Ryan’s Statement on President Obama’s FY 2015 Budget

Mar 4, 2014 Issues: Helping Working Families

Washington DC – Today Congressman Tim Ryan, member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY 2015 Budget:

“President Obama’s 2015 budget proposal is a forward-thinking roadmap for innovation and economic growth in our nation. I applaud the president for building upon the success of Youngstown’s America Makes and including in his budget the creation of 45 manufacturing innovation institutes over the next ten years. I am pleased that the president’s budget prioritizes the rebuilding of our nations failing roads and bridges and creating a world class infrastructure for our next generation.

“The President’s budget is promoting policies that will help the less advantaged by expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit, increasing the minimum wage, and extending unemployment benefits. While reducing the deficit by $2 trillion over the next ten years, this budget also makes investments in education, scientific research, American energy, senior services, and national security.”