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EPA Union Seeks Boost In Agency Funding To Counter Trump Budget Plan

February 12, 2018
Correction Appended EPA union officials are pushing back against proposed budget cuts at EPA by circulating a series of white papers to Capitol Hill seeking significantly higher funding and staffing levels, contrasting with the Trump administration's just-released fiscal year 2019 budget request that would slash agency funding by roughly 24 percent. The proposals from the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), which represents more than 8,000 EPA employees, come as President Donald Trump on Feb. 12 unveiled both his...


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