"Budget" Tagged Articles

Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Government, Politics

President Trump’s Budget Proposal Causes Concern In Syracuse

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By Robert Schiff SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – President Trump’s budget proposal for 2018 has caused a lot of concern for people in Syracuse. About thirty percent of the city used food stamps in the past year, a benefit that Trump plans on cutting by almost $200 billion over the next ten years. Doris Belden, a cashier […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Politics

News at 4:45 – How President Trump’s proposed budget will affect the local community

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President Trump’s first full budget proposal is notable for the knife it takes to domestic programs. The budget proposes to reduce 200 billion dollars of spending on food stamps over the next 10 years. A substantial number of Central New Yorkers rely on such social welfare programs. NCC News reporter Rob Schiff finds out how the […]

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Central New York, Community, Government, Non-profit

Meals on Wheels Sees Flood of Support During National Volunteer Week

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By Olivia Liskowitz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) It’s National Volunteer Week and the Meals on Wheels in downtown Syracuse has seen an outpouring of support. One of the biggest reasons for the support, however, is President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. If approved, the budget would cut $300,000, or about one-third, of the local chapter’s current budget. This presents […]

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Arts, Central New York, Community, Government

President Trump’s New Budget Cuts on Arts Bring Out Reactions From Locals

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As the newest President of the United States, Donald Trump has recently unveiled his first budget plan. To balance out the national budget, the President would increase spending for certain government agencies but would decrease spending for other popular programs: defense spending would increase while community program spending would then decrease. President […]

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Central New York, Education, Government, Health

Planned Parenthood arguments reach Syracuse

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by Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) – Just one protestor stood outside of Planned Parenthood on East Genesee Street Thursday morning.  The woman, who does not wish to be identified, quietly paced and prayed for “the unborn fetuses.”  She did say that she believes Planned Parenthood should be defunded and she’s certainly not alone. […]

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Central New York, Education, Government, Health

State Assembly Names New Speaker, Alampi Trial Continues, Drug Stores Under Fire for False Labels

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By Shantinique Brooks  SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Coming up on NCC News at 4 p.m., the N.Y. State Assembly has named Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, to become the new assembly Speaker in Sheldon Silver’s place. Major stores like Target, GNC, and Walgreens are accused of selling herbal supplements with labels not matching what’s really in the product. […]

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