Posts Categorized: Funding for the Environment

Budget Bites: Deep cuts for education, housing, labor and health and human services in federal budget deal

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[Editor’s note: In an effort to help inform our members about state and federal budget issues, Minnesota Environmental Partnership is working with the Minnesota Budget Project to cross-post updates about the budget.] A last-minute budget deal to avert a federal government shutdown on April 8 includes approximately $38 billion in spending cuts for the current… Read more »

Budget Bites: House plan derails transit, Senate proposes lesser cuts

Posted by & filed under Energy, Funding for the Environment, Health, Legislature, State Budget, Transit and Transportation.

[Editor’s note: In an effort to help inform our members about state and federal budget issues, Minnesota Environmental Partnership is working with the Minnesota Budget Project to cross-post updates about the budget.] Transit is a basic public service, getting people to and from work and school, and reducing congestion and pollution. Public transit helps the… Read more »