The paid parental leave plan outlined in the Trump administration’s recent budget proposal falls far short of the comprehensive changes that would allow today’s working women to participate fully in the nation’s economy.
President Trump’s budget for the Environmental Protection Agency proposes delegating more than $600 million in environmental programs to the states while slashing funding for state grant programs by the same amount.
Many working families could see tax hikes under the plan, even as it showers tax breaks on the wealthy.
The president’s fiscal year 2018 defense budget increases funding for the Department of Defense by cutting support for efforts to increase international stability and promote effective governance at the Pentagon.
In addition to eroding health care, harsh Medicaid cuts would disrupt state budgets in ways that threaten public schools and middle-class pocketbooks.
Community development, housing, and small-business cuts in Trump’s budget would leave struggling communities even worse off.
The Trump budget’s 20 percent cut to CHIP is not an acceptable starting point for the upcoming congressional debate over reauthorizing CHIP funding.
President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget would cut economic development and workforce training programs that have helped coal miners, their families, and communities.
President Trump’s budget cuts translate into direct harms for Americans across the country.
Trump’s budget is a governmentwide assault on public health, the nation’s coasts and outdoors, and energy innovation.
The Trump budget would endanger the health and safety of American families while giving tax cuts to millionaires.
The Trump budget would be particularly damaging for Americans with disabilities.
The Trump budget would squeeze working families for the benefit of wealthy elites.
The Trump budget would undermine enforcement of civil rights protections and access to justice while funding a policy of mass deportation.
Between climate denial and severe budget cuts, President Trump is dealing a double blow to those living on the brink.