Latinos and the Federal Budget: Stop the Cuts and Invest in Youth
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Much is at stake for Latinos across the country as Congress renews its efforts to reach an agreement on the federal budget. The October 17, 2013 deal to reopen the government and avoid defaulting on the nation's debt charged a bipartisan group of lawmakers with developing a budget blueprint by December 13, 2013. Congress has a window of opportunity to put an end to the era of budget crises and chart a more balanced course for our federal budget that stops deep cuts, reinvests in youth and working families, and grows the economy.