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Udall: Trump budget would be 'devastating' to NM's economy; "Slash-and-Burn" approach, Asst. Speaker Ben Ray Lujan

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Sen. Udall: "It cuts education funding, Medicaid, Medicare and water projects. The cuts to Medicaid, SNAP food assistance, housing assistance and Social Security disability, and cutting billions from Medicare, would risk health and security across our state."

Sen. Heinrich: “Trump's budget show that he is not committed to the success of hard working families. From deep cuts to Medicare and Medicaid to slashing critical investments in clean energy, infrastructure, and education, this budget would be devastating for New Mexico.”

Assistant Speaker of the House Ben Ray Luján: “It takes a slash-and-burn approach to nearly every program that uplifts working families and will leave our country weak, sick and hungry. Instead of investing in health care, infrastructure or education, it props up a system of corporate welfare that has driven our country deeper into debt.”

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