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In response to the Koch brothers’ blatant attack on Virginia’s minority communities, Congressman A. Donald McEachin, who represents Virginia’s 4th Congressional District, hosted an environmental justice roundtable where constituents expressed their concerns about the injustices faced by minorities in surrounding cities.
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.
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.
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.