Michele L. Jawando guest hosts the show today. She is the Vice President for Legal Progress at American Progress.
Below are the topics she discussed, along with the guests she was joined by.
1. Education and how we learn
Guest: Ulrich Boser, Senior Fellow at American Progress, where he examines education issues
2. The Trump Administration's First Budget Proposal, and the massive far reaching cuts it includes
Guest 1: Harry Stein, Director of Fiscal Policy at the
Center for American Progress. His expertise is on the federal budget, the appropriations process, tax policy, national security and tax reform
Guest 2: Ross Eisenbrey, Vice President for the Economic Policy Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank created in 1986 to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers in economic policy discussions
Michele Jawando's Twitter handle is @MicheleJawando. Before working at the Center for American Progress, she served as general counsel and senior advisor to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), where she was responsible for a wide-ranging portfolio of policy issues pertaining to the federal judiciary and nominations; voting rights; women and labor issues; LGBT issues; education; telecommunications; technology; and ethics.
The website for "The Center for American Progress" is www.AmericanProgress.org and their Twitter Handle is @amprog.