16 Mar '17, 1pm

#Trump's #budget overhaul: domestic programs slashed to #fund #military

#Trump's #budget overhaul: domestic programs slashed to #fund #military

Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15tn budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that would slash many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military and make a downpayment on a US-Mexico border wall. Trump’s proposal seeks to upend Washington with cuts to long-promised campaign targets like foreign aid and the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as strong congressional favorites such as medical research, help for homeless veterans and community development grants. Donald Trump's first budget: big hike for defense spending as most agencies cut Read more “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,” Trump said in a message accompanying his proposed budget, whose title, America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great ...

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foxbusiness.com 16 Mar '17, 12am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has finalized his first budget for the federal government, a blueprint that would...

On the #budget: Nature is "at the very heart of...

nature.org 16 Mar '17, 2pm

Conservation, Science Programs Slashed in President’s Budget Proposal The Nature Conservancy released the following statem...

#Trump's ''skinny #budget'' is a starvation diet for #parks and #conservation programs

#Trump's ''skinny #budget'' is a starvation die...

wilderness.org 16 Mar '17, 5pm

After years of neglect by the federal government, our country’s conservation programs are in serious need of restoration. ...

'Conservation, Science Programs Slashed in Pres...

nature.org 16 Mar '17, 12pm

Conservation, Science Programs Slashed in President’s Budget Proposal ARLINGTON, VA March 16, 2017 2017 03 16 The Nature C...

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nrdc.org 16 Mar '17, 4pm

“This proposal is a disaster for the many Americans who struggle to pay their energy bills, for the fast-growing clean ene...

Our statement on Trump's budget gutting the EPA:

350.org 16 Mar '17, 10pm

“This budget proposal makes it even more clear that Trump has no intention of protecting our communities or preserving our...

All the headline detail on the environmental horror show that is the Trump budget

All the headline detail on the environmental ho...

businessgreen.com 17 Mar '17, 9am

However, Trump can expect significant opposition to large parts of his budget. As expected Democrats were swift in their c...

This is a step backward to an era when rivers w...

earthjustice.org 16 Mar '17, 12pm

Today, the Trump Administration released a budget blueprint that calls for dramatic cuts to the Environmental Protection A...

It's Official: Trump Budget Would Make Deep Cut...

ecowatch.com 16 Mar '17, 1pm

The Trump administration released its first official 2018 budget proposal this morning and copies obtained by multiple out...

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audubon.org 16 Mar '17, 11am

Snowy Plover. Photo: Dennis Goodman/Audubon Photography Awards Endangered Species Act in Trouble Ask your members of Congr...

Trump Budget Cuts Would Put Health and Safety o...

edf.org 16 Mar '17, 5pm

“President Trump’s budget proposal is reckless. Its funding cuts would put the health and safety of all Americans at risk,...

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audubon.org 16 Mar '17, 4pm

Endangered Species Act in Trouble Ask your members of Congress to oppose efforts to weaken the Endangered Species Act. Tak...

VA would see 6 percent boost under Trump's fisc...

militarytimes.com 16 Mar '17, 12pm

WASHINGTON s— The Department of Veterans Affairs would see a 6 percent boost in programming funds under the fiscal 2018 bu...

Trump Budget Cuts Climate Science & Action Across the Board

Trump Budget Cuts Climate Science & Action Acro...

nrdc.org 17 Mar '17, 3pm

President Trump famously derided climate change as a “hoax,” and his America First budget blueprint that was released yest...