Federal Budget does not address human needs

The Coalition for Human Needs (CHN) released its annual assessment of the proposed FY2009 Budget. According the CHN this budget “is replete with upside-down priorities. For the seventh year in a row, the President proposes making harmful cuts to domestic appropriations while at the same time extending tax cuts for the wealthy. At a time when the economy is sinking and Americans are struggling, the President fails to provide adequate funding for health care, job training, education, housing and other critical programs.”

To read their full analysis click here.

To view a table that indicates the changes click here.

To view an analysis of its impact on a state basis click here.