Norton Says President’s Draconian Budget Was Dead Before Arrival


Norton Says President’s Draconian Budget Was Dead Before Arrival

Norton Confident She Can Maintain Full Funding for DCTAG
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that, fortunately, Congress has preempted President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget, released today, with its bipartisan budget deal passed last week that significantly boosted domestic spending levels by $131 billion over the next two years, dramatically exceeding Trump’s fiscal year 2018 and 2019 budgets.  Norton said that although the President’s fiscal year 2019 budget does not contain funds for the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG), she has been working with appropriators on the negotiations for the upcoming fiscal year 2018 omnibus to once …

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