Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Tag: budget cuts

Senate bill would cut social security operations again

As workloads and costs have grown — and budgets and staffing have shrunk — SSA’s service delivery has worsened.

Trump slashes $7 billion from children’s health program

The move is being called "despicable on every level."

Trump and Haley claim to have negotiated $285M cut in UN’s...

There’s nothing wrong with increasing efficiency and eliminating waste at the U.N., but it’s crucial that we don’t curtail the U.N.’s ability to save the lives of men, women and children worldwide.

Promises to coal country aside, Trump’s budget cuts will end an...

The Appalachian Regional Commission helps to create jobs and improve economic fortunes of “distressed counties” in West Virginia and Kentucky.

The cuts in Trump’s budget you haven’t heard about

While national outrage is focused on Public Broadcasting and the National Endowment for the Arts, tiny agencies helping communities that teeter on the edge of poverty would also disappear.

Trump’s budget cuts deliver financial blows to Native Americans

Empty words when the budget cuts the White House is proposing will only make life more difficult for millions of Americans.

Scott Walker Cuts Higher-Ed Budget, Funds Corporate Welfare

Scott Walker claims he wants to be America's next president. But with a track record of slashing funding for higher education, busting unions and going after welfare recipients, is this what America really needs?

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‘What the hell is wrong with them’: GOP senators kill $35 cap on insulin

'Republicans told millions of Americans who use insulin to go to hell.'

As the war in Ukraine devastates the nation’s ecosystems, the world reaches record-high military...

Just one bomb releases a slew of toxic heavy metals into Ukraine’s soil and groundwater. Now multiply this by thousands.

Turning people into corporations?!

The market is not the go-to solution to the major problems of our age.

Hundreds of California farmworkers begin 335-mile march for voting rights

In California, hundreds of farmworkers are marching for 24 days to demand better protections against voter suppression in union elections.

Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed

“A single spark could ignite this combustible situation into a crisis that escalates to military conflict. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could provide it.”