The Company Memo: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Updated
In this Jan. 25, 2013, photo, Vice President Joe Biden gestures during a round table discussion  on gun violence at Virginia Commonwealth University in...
In this Jan. 25, 2013, photo, Vice President Joe Biden gestures during a round table discussion on gun violence at Virginia Commonwealth University in...
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Vice President Biden travels to Danbury, Connecticut Thursday to lead panel discussions on reducing gun violence. We’ll discuss with Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and National Journal’s Chris Frates and Time’s Michael Crowley.

The New York Times published a story Wednesday on how a B.A. is the new high school diploma. What’s it mean for a shrinking workforce and an growing group of college graduates - many of whom carry debt in the thousands? We’ll talk with Catherine Rampell, who wrote the story.

Strategists Chris Kofinis and Andy Dean are on hand to discuss Governor Rick Scott’s decision to expand Medicaid in Florida - a  key tenet of Obamacare, which he has fiercely opposed.

President Obama proposed raising the minimum wage in his State of the Union Address earlier this month, and today we’re taking the controversy over whether it’s a good or bad idea to economist Jared Bernstein. He says doesn’t hurt hiring prospects. Read more of Bernstein’s thoughts before the interview here.

Plus, USA Today writes, “The U.S. has found strange allies in its fight to keep wrestling in the Olympics.” We’ll discuss with Coach Dan Gable, head wrestling coach at the University of Iowa.

The Company Memo: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Updated