Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

Please check out the links below for the latest news, analysis, and updates concerning the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget.

Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Resources

Actions

Tell Congress to Reject the Trump Budget
Ways to Take Action Against the Trump Budget


Statements & Letters to Congress

From the Coalition on Human Needs:

CHN’s Deborah Weinstein on Trump’s “extreme and harsh” budget proposal, (CHN, 2/12/2018)

From our members:

Greenstein: Trump Budget Offers Stark Vision, (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2/12/2018)
Trump Hands the Bill for Millionaires’ Tax Cuts to Everyday Americans, (Center for Law and Social Policy, 2/12/2018)
Trump Budget Priorities Are a Déjà Vu Attack on Critical Health Programs, Running Directly Counter to What Families in America Need and Want, (Families USA, 2/12/2018)
President’s FY 2019 Budget Will Make Hunger and Poverty Worse in America, (Food Research & Action Center, 2/12/2018)
President Trump Calls For Drastic Cuts To Affordable Housing
, (National Low Income Housing Coalition, 2/12/2018)


News, Analysis & Updates

From the Coalition on Human Needs:

The Human Needs Report Special Edition: The Trump FY19 Federal Budget Slashes Critical Human Needs Programs (CHN, 2/20/18)

From our Members & Other Sources:

Overview

Trump Budget Deeply Cuts Health, Housing, Other Assistance for Low- and Moderate-Income Families, (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2/14/2018)
Trump Budget Would Cut Non-Defense Programs Deeply in 2019 and Beyond, (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2/14/2018)
Fact Sheets: President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Harms Nearly Every Community Across the Country, (Center for American Progress, 2/16/2018)

Children
Trump Plan to Raise Minimum Rents Would Put Nearly a Million Children at Risk of Homelessness (Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, 3/08/18)

Housing

Trump Rent Plan Would Squeeze Low-Wage Workers, Others Struggling to Afford Housing, (Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, 2/9/2018)
Trump 2019 Budget Slashes Aid for Families Struggling to Pay Rent,
(Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, 2/12/2018)
FY19 Budget Chart for Selected HUD and USDA Programs,
(National Low Income Housing Coalition, 2/12/2018)
Cutting Housing Benefits Would Increase Homelessness and Housing Poverty,
(National Low Income Housing Coalition, 2/2018)
Increase Homelessness and Housing Poverty,
(National Low Income Housing Coalition, 2/12/2018)
Draft Trump Proposal To Cut Housing Benefits,
(National Low Income Housing Coalition, 2/12/2018)

Health
Trump Budget Priorities Are a Déjà Vu Attack on Critical Health Programs, Running Directly Counter to What Families in America Need and Want,  (Families USA, 2/12/2018)
The Trump Administration’s Blueprint for Health Care, (Families USA, 2/2018)
Health Proposals in President’s Budget Would Reduce Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care, (Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, 2/16/2018)

Food & Nutrition
President’s Budget Would Cut and Radically Restructure SNAP Food Benefits, (Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, 2/12/2018)

Employment
White House budget promotes some workforce priorities, but includes drastic cuts to key programs, (National Skills Coalition, 2/13/2018)
Trump “$1.5 Trillion” Infrastructure Plan Is a Mirage, (Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, 2/12/2018)