Trump budget proposal would cut federal programs for poor

“From funding for affordable housing, to money for heating assistance, to legal help for the poor, President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget aims to cut or eliminate a host of anti-poverty programs, many of which have existed for decades.

“’This budget is a complete attack on poor people,” said Rochelle Jackson, public policy advocate at anti-hunger group Just Harvest. “There’s no other way to explain it.’”….

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Publish Date: 03-20-2017

News Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Author: Kate Giammarise

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