How Trump's budget cuts could hurt low-income Americans
20 March, 2017, 09:59 | Author: Oscar Goodwin
CPB supports 1,500 public radio and TV stations across the country, among them, the National Public Radio. Reducing government spending might sound good initially, but when you see the kinds of things the United States has to sacrifice to accomplish that, your opinion could very well change. President Trump's drastic cuts to the State Department and vital diplomacy and humanitarian efforts like the McGovern-Dole worldwide school feeding program is a unsafe step backward that weakens our role as a global leader. He has pledged a "massive" increase in military spending, saying he will implement "the greatest military build-up in American history". It also proposes to cutsome of the payments to the authoritarian-infested United Nation via reductions in their climate change programs and "peacekeeping" efforts. The budget proposes a $54 billion increase in spending on defense.
The value of military spending was underscored by the announcement of a big Navy contract for a NY company. The OCO is a joint program between the State Department and the Defense Department that covers training foreign security forces and counter-terrorism operations among other war-related activities.
The op-ed's author, Alexandra Petri, criticized the administration's proposed boost in military spending and cuts to federal agencies, including the state department and the environmental protection agency, and to arts and anti-poverty programs.
Donald Trump won the election because he convinced Americans who felt they had been left behind that he would make their lives better.
According to Trump's proposal, these steps are commensurate with keeping America safe: "A budget that puts America first must make the safety of our people its number one priority - because without safety, there can be no prosperity". If GOP incumbents from Maryland and Virginia support that, they may as well resign right now before disgruntled voters boot them out.
Meanwhile within the Labor Department, which is looking at a 21 percent spending cut, programs that help low-income seniors and disadvantaged youth find work would be slashed, in order to increase spending on initiatives to identify people receiving improper unemployment benefit payments.
Though the governor has also expressed reservations over the House GOP's plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Baker said most of the funding changes from ACA repeal would not hit MA until 2019 or 2020, while an on-time federal budget would kick in starting in October. The one-house plans carry no weight and merely stake out positions for the final round of budget talks that are expected to result in a new $162 billion spending plan by the end of the month. Fortunately, Congress can choose to completely scrap the plan and enact their own budget, but if nothing else, this budget gives us a look at President Trump's vision for the country. The market has boomed since Trump's election, a plus for the state treasury.
And while Trump may have touted his plan to invest over $1 trillion into infrastructure improvements, the DOT will see 13 percent of their budget slashed. Both are New York City Democrats. "And I can assure you that we did not write this budget with an eye toward what it would do to the value of your condo". "How many times has he been refused entry into a place?"
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And, to be sure the $54 billion in non-defense cuts he put forth are matched by $54 billion in defense spending increases. There are small cuts elsewhere, mostly in places where there are surely ways to streamline and better utilize funding.
Ted Cruz of Texas said Sunday he wouldn't vote for it as is. "I can not vote for any bill that keeps premiums rising", Cruz said. It landed as Republican moderates and conservatives in the House remained split, and senators expressed reservations.
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Turkey's threats don't stop there. "Those who cross the line cannot assume that they can propagate their political views here". The last-minute cancellation indicates tempers could get hotter and the Turkish-German relationship perhaps even cooler.
The Jayhawks led 54-53 with 12 minutes to play when Jackson recognized he was isolated against Spartans reserve Kyle Aherns. A healthy off-season of development for McQuaid and Kyle Ahrens should help them take the next step towards consistency.
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