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Here are the 66 programs eliminated in Trump’s budget

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President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget proposal would completely eliminate 66 federal programs, for a savings of $26.7 billion.  

Some of the programs would receive funding for 2018 as part of a phasing-out plan.

Here are the programs the administration wants on the chopping block. 


Agriculture Department — $855 million

·       McGovern-Dole International Food for Education

·       Rural Business-Cooperative Service

·       Rural Water and Waste Disposal Program Account

·       Single Family Housing Direct Loans

Commerce Department — $633 million

·       Economic Development Administration

·       Manufacturing Extension Partnership

·       Minority Business Development Agency 

·       National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grants and Education 

Education Department — $4.976 billion

·       21st Century Community Learning Centers 

·       Comprehensive Literacy Development Grants 

·       Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants 

·       Impact Aid Payments for Federal Property 

·       International Education 

·       Strengthening Institutions 

·       Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants 

·       Supporting Effective Instruction State Grants 

·       Teacher Quality Partnership 

 

Energy Department — $398 million

·       Advanced Research Projects Agency—Energy 

·       Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loan Program and Title 17 Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program 

·       Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility 

 

Health and Human Services — $4.834 billion

·       Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

·       Community Services Block Grant 

·       Health Professions and Nursing Training Programs 

·       Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program 

 

Homeland Security — $235 million

·       Flood Hazard Mapping and Risk Analysis Program 

·       Transportation Security Administration Law Enforcement Grants 

 

Housing and Urban Development — $4.123 billion

·       Choice Neighborhoods 

·       Community Development Block

·       HOME Investment Partnerships Program 

·       Self-Help and Assisted Homeownership Opportunity Program Account 

 

Interior Department — $122 million

·       Abandoned Mine Land Grants 

·       Heritage Partnership Program 

·       National Wildlife Refuge Fund 

 

Justice Department — $210 million

·       State Criminal Alien Assistance Program 

 

Labor Department — $527 million

·       Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Training 

·       OSHA Training Grants 

·       Senior Community Service Employment Program

 

State Department and USAID — $4.256 billion

·       Development Assistance

Earmarked Appropriations for Non-Profit Organizations

·       The Asia Foundation 

·       East-West Center 

·       P.L. 480 Title II Food Aid 

 

State Department, USAID, and Treasury Department — $1.59 billion

·       Green Climate Fund and Global Climate Change Initiative 

 

Transportation Department — $499 million

·       National Infrastructure Investments (TIGER) 

 

Treasury Department — $43 million

·       Global Agriculture and Food Security Program

 

Environmental Protection Agency — $493 million

·       Energy Star and Voluntary Climate Programs

·       Geographic Programs 

 

National Aeronautics and Space Administration — $269 million

·       Five Earth Science Missions 

·       Office of Education 

 

Other Independent Agencies — $2.683 billion

·       Chemical Safety Board 

·       Corporation for National and Community Service 

·       Corporation for Public Broadcasting 

·       Institute of Museum and Library Services 

International Development Foundations

·       African Development Foundation 

·       Inter-American Foundation 

·       Legal Services Corporation 

·       National Endowment for the Arts 

·       National Endowment for the Humanities 

·       Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation 

·       Overseas Private Investment Corporation 

Regional Commissions

·       Appalachian Regional Commission 

·       Delta Regional Authority 

·       Denali Commission 

·       Northern Border Regional Commission 

·       U.S. Institute of Peace 

·       U.S. Trade and Development Agency 

·       Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

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