Heritage Analyzes the State of the Union Address PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Corrine Williams   
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 15:43

featuring Heritage Foundation foreign and domestic policy experts  


WHAT: Heritage Foundation experts available all day and night for analysis of the State of the  Union  Address  


WHEN: Today, January 28, starting this afternoon with a Twitter chat (2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST) and continuing through the address at 9 p.m. EST


BACKGROUND: Heritage Foundation scholars will live blog (www.foundry.org) and Tweet (Twitter handles noted for experts participating below) leading up to and during President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Below are some of the topics we expect to be addressed, and the analysts who will be available for interviews.  


·         Genevieve Wood—(@genevievewood) Senior Contributor, The Foundry

·         Cameron Seward—(@sewardct) Program Manager, Impact Teams & Policy Services

Income Inequality & Economic Mobility

·         David AzerradDirector, B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics

·         Donald Schneider—(@donfschneider) Research Assistant, Center for Policy Innovation

·         Salim Furth—(@salimfurth) Senior Policy Analyst, Macroeconomics, Center for Data Analysis

Minimum Wage

·         James SherkSenior Policy Analyst in Labor Economics, Center for Data Analysis

Health Care

·         Alyene SengerResearch Associate, Center for Health Policy Studies

National Security, Foreign Affairs

·         James Carafano—(@jjcarafano) Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, E.W. Richardson Fellow, and Director of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Institute for International Studies

·         Steven Bucci—(@sbucci) Director, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies


·         Nicolas LorisHerbert and Joyce Morgan Fellow, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies

Education/ Universal Pre-K

·         Lindsey Burke—(@lindseymburke) Will Skillman Fellow in Education


·         Derrick Morgan—(@ddmorganindc) Vice President, Domestic & Economic Policy

Farm Bill

·         Daren Bakst—(@darenbakst) Research Fellow in Agriculture Policy, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies

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