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- AGENCY LEADERS RETRACTING FROM CUTS MADE BY BUDGET PROPOSAL - June 19, 2017
Agency Leaders Backtrack From Some of Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
During questioning by members of Congress this week on the Agriculture Department's budget proposals to cut research funding, Secretary Sonny Perdue conceded it was “one of those areas where we may have missed the mark.”
Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., asked Perdue if he would support conservation, rural development and research programs “notwithstanding the president’s budget.” Perdue's response: he would, in New Mexico and “the other 49 states as well.”
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