Budget & Appropriations: President’s Budget Request for FY 2021 Released Last Week

On February 10, President Trump released his Budget Request for Fiscal Year (FY 2021). The budget contains about $1 trillion in cuts to Medicaid and Social Security. Additionally, the budget cuts Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or foods stamps by 30% and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs by 15%. Furthermore, the budget cuts many of the discretionary programs that people with disabilities rely on for their health and well-being. Click here to see a listing of discretionary programs and their proposed percentage cuts. See The Arc’s statement.

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