Income Supports in the President’s 2016 BudgetFederal Budget Poverty & Family Economics Tax Policy
On February 2, President Obama presented his budget request for fiscal year 2016 (FY16) to Congress, outlining his spending priorities for the coming year. The budget reflects the challenges posed by the federal budget caps as well as the financial realities in Washington. Even with the difficult fiscal situation, the President has chosen to make kids a priority.
This fact sheet looks in detail at policy proposals in the budget that impact the economic security of families with children.