The Human Needs Report Special Edition: President Trump’s FY21 Budget Request


February 18, 2020

CHN just released a special edition of the Human Needs Report focusing on President Trump’s FY21 budget request. Read on for an overview of the request and details from select departmental budgets that most directly impact low-income people. To download a PDF, click here.

In This Special Edition:

The Trump Administration released its Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Feb. 10. From slashing housing assistance, Medicaid, SNAP/food stamps, education, Social Security, and other basic needs programs, to proposing harsh work reporting requirements for several federal programs, to completely eliminating programs like home heating and cooling assistance for low-income people and food delivery to low-income seniors, President Trump’s FY21 budget would push millions of Americans into or deeper into poverty and leave them without the assistance they need. READ MORE »

CHN has compiled many of the program cuts and policy changes in the Trump Administration’s FY21 budget request that are most damaging to low-income people from select departmental budgets, including the Departments of Agriculture, Education, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, and Labor, as well as other areas of note. READ MORE »

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