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Trump Budget Would End CT Heating Aid, Housing, After-School Programs

by ANA RADELAT | CT MIRROR | Mar 16, 2017 3:10 pm

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Posted to: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton

Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia CommonsPresident Donald Trump’s first budget proposal would strip Connecticut of tens of millions of dollars in federal grants, eliminating programs that subsidize heating bills for nearly 110,000 Connecticut households and provide housing for the homeless and after-school care. But the budget would boosting the state’s defense industry and fund a border wall.

“Our aim is to meet the crucial, but simple, demands of our citizens,” Trump said. “A government that puts the needs of its own people first.

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