Thursday, May 28, 2020

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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4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."