How Trump’s budget cuts could slam New Jersey

WASHINGTON — So how will President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.8 trillion budget affect New Jersey residents?The spending plan revealed Monday would cut funding for food stamps, Medicaid, welfare and grants to urban areas. The budget would be for the 12 months beginning Oct. 1,Trump proposed eliminating the board that investigates chemical accidents, home heating assistance for low-income families, and the agency that helps fund public television.Trump has proposed some of the same spending cutssince taking office, and Congress has rejected them on a bipartisan basis.“This budget continues to b...


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