A Frederick focus on the federal budget proposal

March 17, 2017
In The News

Maryland lawmakers are expressing grave concern about President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget.

With deep cuts to environmental programs, the National Institutes of Health and the size of the federal work force, several local programs — from the park service to the National Cancer Institute at Fort Detrick to Maryland Legal Aid — could be hit.

Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-8th, called the budget outline released by the president on Thursday a “savage attack on working families, science, health, arts and the environment.”

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