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Federal budget proposal cuts programs and services across the government

Bloomberg provides a detailed, clear and actionable article, accompanying visualization and charts specific to These 80 Programs Would Lose Federal Funding Under Trump’s Proposed Budget – “U.S. President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal includes massive cuts across most of the federal government. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture face unprecedented discretionary funding cuts in excess of 25 percent, as Trump attempts to boost the military and national security….Trump’s budget also proposes eliminating discretionary funding altogether for at least 19 agencies and 61 other programs. Plans for new NASA missions, climate change research, aid for low-income families and funding for commercial flights to rural airports would all be on the chopping block. Trump says many of these programs are inefficient or duplicative. All this could change; Trump will deliver a final budget in May and Congress would have to approve the cuts—something they have often resisted in the past…”

See also – Trump’s Budget Could Hurt Manufacturing and Innovation – and Congressional Republicans sharply criticize Trump budget

Here’s the full list of independent agencies identified for funding elimination in the budget proposal:

  • The African Development Foundation
  • The Appalachian Regional Commission
  • The Chemical Safety Board
  • The Corporation for National and Community Service
  • The Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • The Delta Regional Authority
  • The Denali Commission
  • The Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • The Inter-American Foundation
  • The US Trade and Development Agency
  • The Legal Services Corporation
  • The National Endowment for the Arts
  • The National Endowment for the Humanities
  • The Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
  • The Northern Border Regional Commission
  • The Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • The United States Institute of Peace
  • The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
  • The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

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