“But it also calls for the sweeping elimination or reduction of more than 20 categorical programs “that do not address national needs, duplicate other programs, or are more appropriately supported with state, local, or private funds”, including Striving Readers, Teacher Quality Partnership, Impact Aid Support Payments for Federal Property, and International Education programs”, the budget document said. A qualitative title itself is a break from past practice.
Critics are appalled. “By increasing military spending by $54 billion while cutting spending on civilian diplomacy and assistance, the Trump administration is militarizing foreign aid”, charged Adam Isacson, senior associate on defense oversight at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA).
The United Nations and dozens of its affiliated agencies are facing deep funding cuts and possibly an end to US contributions, as the Trump administration seeks to slash billions of dollars from diplomacy and development assistance in next year’s budget.
5 percent proposed reduction for Small Business Administration and that is about 0.1 billion.
The proposal would eliminate 3,200 EPA employees, or 19 percent of the current workforce, and effectively erase former Democratic President Barack Obama’s initiatives to combat climate change by cutting funding for the agency’s signature Clean Power Plan aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions. The budget blueprint, again, does not deal with the debt.
Members of Hawaii’s Congressional delegation pledged to fight the president’s proposed federal budget, which seeks deep cuts to a number of programs in order to bolster military spending and other administration priorities.
At the top of the cutting block: United Nations climate change programs created to help poorer countries reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It was not possible to have that confirmed or denied by anyone in the federal government.
On the flip side, contractors for the State Department and other global programs could experience some losses: About $2.8 billion of the proposed $10.9 billion in cuts to that category will fall on them. They will also have new school choice options including the choice not to afford any school at all, because at school you are taught things like grammar and pronouns and spelling and history, and these are all potentially inimical to the future we are trying to build.
The safety and security of America is vital.
“We have more mold issues, garbage issues, a water issue with lead, and it’s really bad”, she said. “I truly believe we can solve our mandatory spending problem without harming those now dependent on these programs, and I have offered numerous legislative proposals toward that end”.
“It’s going to mean more air pollution, higher health care costs and ultimately more dead people”, he said.
Some in the San Diego research community say the proposed cuts would be “cataclysmic”. Right now, CHIME has cause for optimism. And in part, that’s driven by having a good technical infrastructure.
The law imposed hard caps on defense and non-discretionary defense spending. “This budget proposal is a serious attempt to trim the fat in many different bloated areas of the federal government”, Brandon said. (Trump’s administration in its budget blueprint calls that program “ineffective.”) The administration sees it differently: The proposed budget does expand the Reemployment and Eligibility Assessments, another program created to help the unemployed find work; that program saves $536 per claimant, according to the administration’s budget.