President Donald Trump is proposing to cut the Environmental Protection Agency budget by 31 percent by eliminating a fifth of its workforce and eliminating more than 50 programs.
President Donald Trump’s budget plan includes a $4.7 billion, or 21 percent budget cut to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The cuts would leave USDA with a $17.9 billion budget after cutting statistical and rural business services, according to Reuters.
Rural Hospital leaders told lawmakers this week that they are facing challenges to stay open for rural residents. Lawmakers said they are trying to find ways to protect and even expand health care into rural America.