March 16, 2017

Senator Hassan: Trump’s Budget is Built for Corporate Special Interests, Would Hurt New Hampshire’s Middle Class Families and Economic Priorities

Senator Hassan: Trump's Budget is Built for Corporate Special Interests, Would Hurt New Hampshire's Middle Class Families and Economic Priorities

WASHINGTON - Senator Hassan released the following statement on President Trump's proposed budget:

"President Trump's budget is built for corporate special interests, not hard-working families and small businesses. The Trump budget makes indiscriminate cuts that will make it harder for entrepreneurs to grow job-creating small businesses, harder for children to access a high-quality public education, and harder for seniors to stay in their own homes and live independently.

"President Trump's budget would undermine efforts to strengthen our health care workforce, making it more difficult to combat the heroin, fentanyl and opioid crisis. It would slash funding for life-saving medical research. And it would cripple our ability to fight climate change, which threatens New Hampshire's economy and our way of life.

"This budget is not fiscally responsible, it does not reflect New Hampshire's economic priorities or America's best interests, and I will do everything in my power to ensure that it does not become reality."

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