budget cut

  • May 23, 2017  

    The White House says President Trump’s first full proposed budget puts taxpayers first. His plan would dramatically reduce Medicaid spending, food benefits and Social Security Disability Insurance, while boosting defense funding. Lisa Desjardins reports and Hari Sreenivasan gets views from Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Chris Edwards of the Cato Institute. Continue reading

  • February 9, 2009  

    The Peekskill, N.Y., public school district is suffering from the deepening recession’s ripple effects, which will force administrators to cut student bus services, teachers’ positions and arts programs. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters reports. Continue reading

  • August 7, 2008  

    NewsHour Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming laments the newsroom cuts and budget woes of her hometown newspaper, the Los Angeles Times. Continue reading