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Former EPA official: Trump"s budget cuts will do "unimaginable" damage to the agency

REUTERS/Joshua RobertsA former EPA official isn’t happy with President Donald .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2017

APNewsBreak: Montana dam, passage to save fish lacks funding

A federal agency targeted by President Donald Trump for budget cuts next year has only about half the money needed to build a new Yellowstone River dam and bypass channel meant to save an endangered fish, but it plans to begin construction anyway......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 2nd, 2017

Democrats call for largest IRS budget to improve service as Trump calls for cuts

Does the businessman-turned-president know the IRS provides excellent returns on investment? For every dollar the agency spends, it collects $4......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump seeks 30% budget cuts to State Department, USAID

The Trump administration will propose cutting the budgets for the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development by about 30%, according to people familiar with the budget discussions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 15th, 2017

Trump"s Budget Plan to Include Major Cuts to State Department, EPA

The budget plan for fiscal 2018 will call for cuts of 28 percent for the State Department and 31 percent for the Environmental Protection Agency, the New York Times reported......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 15th, 2017

AP Explains: What is the EPA, and why is it in the hot seat?

The former head of President Donald Trump's transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency says he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cuts for the department......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 26th, 2017

Federal SunShot program funds $5.5M in Mass. solar projects

The program has funded about $65 million worth of solar projects in the state since 2010, but it's under threat from the Trump administration's proposed budget cuts......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2017

Investigation Against Former Greek Statistics Official Escalates

Greek authorities are escalating a criminal investigation against Andreas Georgiou, the former head of Greece’s statistics agency, who has been accused of inflating the budget deficit to help creditors justify the country’s bailout terms......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJul 20th, 2017

House budget blueprint key to success of Trump tax agenda

House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint that would dramatically increase military spending while putting the GOP on record favoring Medicare cuts opposed by President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 18th, 2017

House budget blueprint boosts military, cuts food stamps

House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint that would dramatically increase military spending while putting the GOP on record favoring Medicare cuts opposed by President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 18th, 2017

House budget blueprint boosts military, cuts benefits

House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint that would dramatically increase military spending while putting the GOP on record favoring Medicare cuts opposed by President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 18th, 2017

Trump"s Budget Proposes Cuts to "Vital" Anti-Terror Programs but Finds Cash to Build a Wall, Report Says

The report from Democratic staffers of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee said vital programs could see their budgets slashed......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 13th, 2017

Trump"s budget could reduce deficits, just not as much as he claims

When President Trump released his 2018 budget proposals -- marked by trillions in spending cuts -- the White House claimed it would balance the budget in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 13th, 2017

Trump"s policies would make America"s poor even poorer — and that"s before health care and tax cuts

YouTubeTrump’s vaunted "skinny" budget attacks many areas of US social spending, pe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 6th, 2017

Correction: EPA-Dow Chemical story

Records show the Trump administration's top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency's push to ban a widely-used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm children's brains......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 30th, 2017

Trump Budget Cuts Hit As State Department Imposes New Hiring Freeze

In an effort to support President Trump’s plans to cut the State Department budget by about one-third in fiscal year 2018, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has imposed a new freeze on hiring. As a reminder, President Trump instigated an acr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 28th, 2017

EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban

Records show the Trump administration's top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency's push to ban a widely-used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm children's brains......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 27th, 2017

Asian carp discovered close to Lake Michigan as Trump pushes budget cuts - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneAsian carp discovered close to Lake Michigan as Trump pushes budget cutsChicago TribuneA silver carp was caught in the Illinois Waterway below T.J. O'Brien Lock and Dam, approximately nine .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 23rd, 2017

Republican Senate Energy Committee head: Congress may ignore most of Trump"s Interior Department budget cuts

Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesPresident Trump should not expect much of his fiscal 2018 Interior Department budget to come to pass, the Republican head of the Senate energy commit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 20th, 2017

President Trump Is Pushing More Apprenticeships, Even as He Looks to Cut Other Job Training

The idea has bipartisan support, but his proposed budget cuts could impede its success. President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order that called .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 15th, 2017

Poor timing for 100% affordable housing

Even before the Trump administration proposed cutting up to $370 million next year from the budget of the New York City Housing Authority, the agency overseeing 177,700 low-income apartments was... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 14th, 2017