Ohio Would Lose Funding For Heating Aid, Arts, Lake Erie Clean-up Under Trump Budget
Ohio would lose funding for heating aid, arts, Lake Erie clean-up under Trump budget
Jessica Wehrman Dispatch Washington Bureau @JessicaWehrman
WASHINGTON — In the first budget of his fledgling presidency, President Donald Trump slashed spending for an array of federal programs including one relied on by the very states that delivered him the presidency.
Trump’s budget would zero out federal dollars aimed at cleaning and protecting the Great Lakes — one in a series of sweeping cuts to federal environmental programs. Among the states that he won in November were Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin: all Great Lakes states.
It also would eliminate a program that provides heating assistance to elderly Americans and cuts part …