Major changes for counties under Trump budget

Cuts:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 31%

Departments of Agriculture 29%

State 29%

Health and Human Services 23%

Labor 21%

Commerce 17%

Army Corp of Engineers 17%

General Services Administration 17%

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 15%

Transportation 13%

Increases:

Pentagon 10%

Homeland Security 7%

Veterans Affairs 10%

Energy Department (nuclear) 11%

Counties:

Eliminates funding for Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)-the President’s budget states that community and economic development activities would  be devolved to the state and  local level, asserting that these governments are better positioned to serve their communities.

More details at www.naco.org.

 

 



FREDCO Board Of Directors

2017

Director-Twila Larson 712-374-3268 director@fredcoia.org

President, Brian Kingsolver
Vice President, Jon Rycroft
Treasurer, Justin Shirley
Secretary, Casey Wenstrand

Carlene Hall
Steve Lorimor
Paul Hutt
Terry Graham (Fremont County Board of Supervisor Rep.)