President Trump’s Budget Released: Major Cuts To Programs and Services for People With Disabilities

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President Trump’s Budget Released: Major Cuts To Programs and Services for People With Disabilities

May 24, 2017

The Advocacy Monitor by NCIL

The President released his budget proposal today, and while the $4.1 trillion request is slightly higher than FY 2017 spending levels, it significantly reallocates where the money would go. The budget proposal, entitled “A New Foundation for Greatness,” would put more money into spending on defense, border security, and infrastructure. It would slash nondefense discretionary funding, already historically low, by $54 billion next year and an additional 2% per year through 2028, for an estimated $3.6 trillion in cuts to spending over 10 years.

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