Mealsonwheels

Sanders, Mulvaney clash heatedly over Trump budget

Senator Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders, Mulvaney clash heatedly over Trump budget 5 things to watch in Montana’s special election GOP on edge …

Bernie Sanders

Republican Lawmakers Aren't in Love With Trump's Budget

Farm Bill Crop Insurance<p>–$29.2B<p>over 10 years<p>“Production agriculture is in<p>the worst slump since the<p>depression—50 percent drop in the net income for …

Fred Upton

Donald Trump to Hungry Seniors: Drop Dead

The budget sent to Congress Tuesday for fiscal year 2018 puts the country’s schizophrenia over feeding hungry citizens back on the agenda—this time …

Liberal POV

Trump Budget Director Says Building Wall Is More Important Than Health Care to Trump

Trump Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney has developed a penchant for saying things out loud that Republicans normally …

Health Care

Wait until working-class voters realize they've been betrayed by Trump budget

Trump proposed his first budget as President this week, calling it “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” A more appropriate title would be …

Republicans

Bernie Sanders: Trump's budget is immoral

Editor's Note: (Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont and a former presidential candidate, is serving his second term in the Senate. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.)<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The budget introduced this week by the Trump administration constitutes nothing less than a massive …

Bernie Sanders

Trump's $4.1tr budget takes hatchet to safety net

<b>The White House is unveiling a $4.1tr (£3.1tr) budget that would take the axe to the social safety net for the poor.</b><p>The plan would sharply slash food stamps, healthcare for low-income patients, disability benefits and eliminate student loan subsidies.<p>The budget also features an Ivanka Trump plan …

Ivanka Trump

Congress doesn’t want to touch Trump’s budget with a 10-foot pole

It was a given that Democrats would loathe President Trump's suggestion, which the White House delivered to Congress on Tuesday, for how Congress should fund the government next year.<p>Trump's budget for fiscal 2018 proposes a historic $1 trillion in cuts over the next decade to social programs that …

Politics

The White House budget proves once and for all that Trump is a con man

President Trump was going to be a different kind of Republican.<p>He was supposed to refashion the GOP into a party for the forgotten Americans. To that …

Republican Party

Trump's budget is facing massive blowback in Congress — and Republicans are some of the loudest complainers

President Donald Trump's 2018 budget plan, released Tuesday, faced nearly universal pushback in Congress, as even members of his party expressed skepticism about its provisions.<p>Drastic cuts to agricultural and healthcare programs have drawn blowback from lawmakers in districts whose constituents …

Business

Donald Trump’s Newly Released 2018 Budget Calls for Eliminating the NEA

Art World<p>Trump's 2018 budget proposes to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts, among other dramatic cuts to domestic programs.<p>,<p>Donald …

The Arts (Australia)

Drop dead, America: Trump's billion-dollar budget cuts to medical research and disease prevention

In a separate tweet, [CDC director] Frieden listed what he sees as the dire ramifications of the Trump proposal, saying, for starters, that it …

Liberal POV

Bipartisan Pushback Greets Trump's Proposed Budget

President Donald Trump faced swift resistance from Democrats and a range of Republicans on Capitol Hill on Tuesday after offering a 10-year plan to balance the federal budget that depends heavily on cuts to government safety-net programs and expectations of a big gain in economic growth.<p>The White …

U.S. Congress

The Trump regime's budget doubles down on his disdain for his own voters

This story is getting kind of old, but is still astounding. Just like the people who will most be hurt by Trumpcare are the people living in Trump …

Freedom Caucus

Trump budget seeks huge cuts to science and medical research, disease prevention

President Trump's 2018 budget request, delivered to Congress on Tuesday with the title “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” has roiled the medical and science community with a call for massive cuts in spending on scientific research, medical research, disease prevention programs and health …

ObamaCare

The GOP’s biggest budget lies: Take these down, and progressives will start to win

Debt isn't a big problem and it's not caused by social spending — and Republicans aren't better economic managers<p>In mid-March, President Donald Trump’s “skinny budget” proposal drew widespread criticism for its short-sightedness, senseless cruelty and betrayal of his base. It was bad for science, …

Economics

Trump budget reflects White House internal divisions

President Donald Trump will include an unorthodox blend of policy requests in his first official budget, combining uncharacteristically liberal demands with calls for the most extreme domestic spending cuts the country has ever seen.<p>Details leaked by the White House suggest the president's fiscal …

Politics

What Australia Could Teach Canada About Health Care

Australia and Canada share many characteristics, but Canadians may not know one of them is that Australia's universal health insurance scheme, …

Health Care

Tourism Toronto on Facebook

Toronto Magazine Food & Drink Issue<p>Eat here now! Our Food & Drink Guide includes undiscovered neighbourhood dining, celebrity chefs, top brunches, …

Toronto

Jimmy Kimmel’s Moving Story Shows Why Private Charity Trumps Government

In his emotional monologue a few nights ago, Jimmy Kimmel told us a heartbreaking story with a happy ending.<p>His newborn son, Billy, was diagnosed …

Conservative POV

Senior Hunger Hits Historic Highs As Trump Threatens To Cut Services

Currently, one in 11 seniors faces hunger. Over the next decade, that figure is projected to double.<p>The number of seniors struggling with hunger has hit record highs in the United States – and is expected to climb. At the same time, President Donald Trump is threatening to cut funding for critical …

Poverty

These local elections make a national point: voting should be compulsory

British democracy is in crisis, with turnouts likely to be lower than ever. Let’s save young people from themselves – by marching them off to the polling station<p>Today a third of the English, and all the Welsh and Scots, vote locally – if they can be bothered, if they’re not suffering election …

Brexit

Twin Cities' Meals on Wheels opens dedicated kitchen in Minneapolis

“Kitchen of Opportunity” will improve service, quality for seniors.

Minneapolis

Peninsula dine-out night benefits Meals on Wheels

More than 40 Peninsula restaurants will donate 10 percent of dinner proceeds May 9 to “Dine Out for Meals on Wheels.”<p>The effort, coordinated by …

San Francisco Bay Area

Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio: 'We Can End Hunger In This Country'

Hunger in America can often seem invisible, but recent studies have shown that it is a problem that affects millions of people, many of them children.<p>An estimated 13.1 million kids live in homes with insufficient food, according to the most recent figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. …

Poverty

America's Most Anti-Reform Institution? The Media

As team Trump digs into taxing, spending and health-care reform, it’s learning a vital lesson of Washington. Once a government benefit is given, it can never be taken away. If young people have been overcharged by ObamaCare so middle-aged people can be undercharged, then the solution is to …

Opinion

Ontario Budget 2017: 5 things to know about the Wynne Liberals’ budget

TORONTO – Ontario’s Liberal government delivered its first balanced budget in a decade on Thursday. Here are five things you need to know about the …

Society

Five things to know about the Ontario budget

<b>5 things you need to know about Pharmacare</b><p>– Everyone 24 years of age and under qualifies, which amounts to roughly 4-million Ontarians.<br>– There will …

Toronto

Ontario budget highlights

Ontario's finance minister delivered the province's fiscal plan Thursday, the government's first balanced budget in a decade. Here are the highlights:<p>…

Canada

Five things to know about the Ontario budget

Ontario’s Liberal government delivered its first balanced budget in a decade on Thursday. Here are five things you need to know about the financial …

Canadian News