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Our economy is poised for progress, as long as Washington doesn't get in the way

all-told, we will have surpassed the goal of $4 trillion in deficit reduction that independent economists believe we need to stabilize our finances, but it does so in a balanced and responsible way -- a way that most Americans prefer

billions of dollars in taxpayer handouts to the dirty energy industry of the past, which it doesn't need, and harms our health and planet

That's why we're proposing a major new investment to help ensure that students and young adults get the treatment they need. We'll be training 5,000 mental health professionals to join our Behavioral Health Workforce. We'll be supporting Project AWARE, an effort to train teachers and other adults to detect and respond to signs of mental illness in young people. And we'll be providing support for innovative, state-based strategies that help reach young people with mental health or substance abuse issues

The significant new investments this budget contains for the NIH reflect our commitment to furthering the biomedical research that will help create good new jobs and advance the cause of medical science


The 2014 United States federal budget is the budget to fund government operations for the fiscal year 2014, which begins on October 1, 2013 and ends on September 30, 2014. The original spending request was issued by President Barack Obama in April 2012. The actual appropriations for fiscal year 2014 must be enacted by the full Congress before they can take effect, in accordance with the United States budget process. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 United States Budget existed only as several competing drafts as of late March 2013 before President Obama submitted his budget proposal for the 2014FY on April 10, 2013, two months past the February 4 legal deadline due to negotiations over the United States fiscal cliff and implementation of the sequester cuts mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011.

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