Groups say Trump budget would hit consumers hard: Spending blueprint slashes food stamps, Medicaid, and CDC budget

May 24, 2017
by Mark Huffman
Consumer Affairs

John Auerbach, president and CEO, of Trust for America's Health (TFAH), expressed alarm at the budget's slashing of funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He notes that the CDC has been in the forefront of combating exotic diseases like Ebola and Zika, as well as chronic disease like diabetes and heart disease.

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