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March 16, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s first proposed federal budget, dubbed “America First,” includes some $54 billion in defense spending increases to be “offset by targeted reductions elsewhere,” including the elimination of all $73 million in federal funding that helps pay for programs in Virginia and other states to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.

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March 16, 2017 In The News

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled a $1.15 trillion federal budget that slashes spending on many programs in order to fund increases in military — and a down-payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

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March 16, 2017 In The News

PETERSBURG — President Donald J. Trump's elimination of federal funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program under a preliminary budget proposal released early Thursday "just makes no sense," Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker said yesterday.

January 31, 2017 In The News

Top Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee asked the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee today to examine the Trump administration's early actions on climate data and on external communications at the Interior Department.

January 27, 2017 In The News

In collaboration with Virginia League of Planned Parenthood (VLPP), Congressman Donald McEachin toured their facility earlier this week to learn more about the affordable healthcare services and programs available for the women and families in Richmond.

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