- $1.1 billion from the Agriculture Department, including $363 million from food aid to poor nations.
- $1.2 billion from the departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, including $350 million from National Science Foundation grants and $210 million to help states keep immigrants in the country illegally in prison.
- $1.8 billion from energy and water accounts, including $516 million from energy efficiency and renewable energy.
- $714 million from the Interior Department, including $51 million from rural western school districts.
- $7.3 billion from the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education departments, including $1.3 billion from Pell Grants, $1.2 billion in grants to reduce class sizes, and $1.2 billion from NIH.
- $2.9 billion from foreign aid, including $562 million from economic development assistance, $200 million in military aid to "high income" countries, and $547 million from multilateral development banks.
- $2.7 billion from transportation, housing and development, including $1.5 billion from flexible community development funds, $499 million from transportation projects, and $447 million from transit projects.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
AP Report on Trump Budget is Chillling
It's a bit premature to attack a budget that has yet to be unveiled. But if an Associated Press report on the spending plan is just partially accurate, The Donald is heading for a disaster that's even worse than his failed bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. It proposes $18 billion in cuts to pay for a wall that he said Mexico would fund. Amazingly, it even includes $500 million in cuts for infrastructure grants, something he had promised to increase. Here they are unofficially, at a glance.