Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: budget cuts

Mike Johnson’s war on the vulnerable: proposed trillions in cuts to...

Stripping the safety net: how GOP House Speaker Mike Johnson's draconian proposals to cut Social Security and Medicare betray America's most vulnerable.

House GOP unveils budget with trillions in cuts to medicaid, food...

The Republican proposal would cut federal discretionary spending by nearly $5 trillion over the next decade.

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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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.