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Young Invincibles Analyzes Congress’ Budget, Identifies Five Ways It Hurts Millennials — and Urges Lawmakers Shift Course

For Immediate Release
Monday, May 18, 2015

Sarah Lovenheim,
Colin Seeberger,

[WASHINGTON] – While Congress’ budget claims to be balanced, it is far from it. The budget resolution would cut $5.3 trillion in spending over the next decade without asking for a penny more in revenue to support critical investments in Millennials, who now make up the largest share of the workforce.

The budget slashes funding that’s needed to keep college affordable, cuts job-training programs, jeopardizes access to health coverage, makes it harder for students to repay their debt and threatens the social safety net that protects low-income Americans. Please find details outlined in the attached.