Obama will visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday to meet with residents who've lived with contaminated water.
President Obama issued a warning to colleges in Tuesday’s State of the Union address: “Let me put colleges and universities on notice,” he said. “If you can’t stop tuition from going up, the funding you get from taxpayers will go down.”
President Obama expanded on his plan Friday by outlining a proposal that for the first time would tie college tuition increases to federal aid. It makes some people in higher education nervous, wondering if this is the beginning of government is price control.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.