LATEST SENATOR HEITKAMP
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today released the following statement after the administration put out its topline budget for the 2018 fiscal year.
The budget would cut U.S. Department of Agriculture programs that North Dakota farmers rely on by 21 percent. State Department programs that guarantee national security would face 28 percent cuts. The budget also would cut U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spending by 16 percent, putting at risk strong, permanent flood protections in Fargo and Minot.
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