A First Take on the President's Budget

from the New York Times

Cool budget tool here.

from the Congressional Black Caucus: Eight Budget Cuts to Note

Number 1: President Obama is proposing to cut $2.5 billion in heating assistance for low-income people (LIHEAP). About 8.3 million households in the U.S. used the program in 2010.

Number 8: The House GOP is proposing a cut of $210 million from Maternal and Child Health Block Grants. This would chop the program by 30%. Like the WIC program, the grants assist low-income pregnant women and their children in accessing health care.

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