Former Obama administration officials blast Trump’s proposed health budget cuts
|05/23/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The Trump administration’s proposed 2018 budget cuts billions from public health and biomedical research programs.
The budget, which was posted Monday and later taken down, takes drastic spending cuts to agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services. Almost immediately, the proposed budget drew criticism, including from former heads of those agencies.
Here are some of the biggest cuts the agencies within the HHS are facing:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – 17%
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