Eric G.

ON AIR NOW

Eric G.

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Contact
Local News


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Republican Congressional leaders unveiled their proposed budget and it cuts $5-trillion from the federal budget over ten years.  It privatizes parts of Medicare and turns Medicaid into block grants for states.

 

Democratic U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oreogn anticipated these changes.  "It's worth scrutinizing whether the budget strengthens Social Security or weakens it.  Some of the things that would weaken it include vouchering Medicare or privatizing Social Security and raising the retirement ages as it applies to the Medicare program."

 

Their budget would elminate the Affordable Care Act in its entirety and balances the budget in a decade.

Hide Comments

News
Traffic

 

 

  • Purcell Bridge traffic with lane closures, complete closures at times (10/18-5/1)

 

KBND ON FACEBOOK
 
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER