ADvancing States Summary of President Trump's "Budget Blueprint" for 2018

On March 16th, President Trump released a “Budget Blueprint” for 2018.  This “skinny budget” provided a broad outline of his proposed budget.  The budget blueprint proposes topline spending of approximately $1.1 trillion. The White House proposed a $54 billion increase in military spending, with corresponding decreases in many domestic programs. 

Highlights include:

  •    A $15.1 billion decrease in funding for Health and Human Services funding
    •   No details on ACL funding were included
  •    Proposed elimination of the following programs
    •   SCSEP
    •   CDBG
    •   LIHEAP

For our full analysis, click here.

ADvancing States will continue to monitor the developments with the budget and keep you informed.  Please feel free to contact Damon Terzaghi, or Adam Mosey if you have any questions.

Alert date: 
Thursday, March 16, 2017