PRO­POSED CUTS

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Among the lat­est cuts pro­posed by the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion:

$1.1 bil­lion from the Agri­cul­ture De­part­ment, in­clud­ing $363 mil­lion from food aid to poor na­tions.

$1.2 bil­lion from the de­part­ments of Com­merce, Jus­tice, and State, in­clud­ing $350 mil­lion from Na­tional Sci­ence Foun­da­tion grants and $210 mil­lion for help states keep im­mi­grants in the coun­try il­le­gally in prison.

$1.8 bil­lion from en­ergy and wa­ter ac­counts, in­clud­ing $516 mil­lion from en­ergy ef­fi­ciency and re­new­able en­ergy.

$714 mil­lion from the In­te­rior De­part­ment, in­clud­ing $51 mil­lion from ru­ral western school dis­tricts.

$7.3 bil­lion from the Labor, Health and Hu­man Ser­vices, and Ed­u­ca­tion de­part­ments, in­clud­ing $1.3 bil­lion from Pell Grants, $1.2 bil­lion in grants to re­duce class sizes, and $1.2 bil­lion from the Na­tional In­sti­tutes of Health.

$2.7 bil­lion from trans­porta­tion, hous­ing and de­vel­op­ment, in­clud­ing $1.5 bil­lion from flex­i­ble com­mu­nity de­vel­op­ment funds, $499 mil­lion from trans­porta­tion projects, and $447 mil­lion from tran­sit projects.

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