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.