BlueGreen Alliance Opposes Deep Cuts to Key Programs for Workers and the Environment in the President’s FY18 Budget

May 24, 2017

The BlueGreen Alliance, as a coalition of the nation’s largest labor unions and environmental groups, collectively representing millions of members and supporters, wrote to members of Congress today to strongly oppose the damaging cuts to critical agencies and programs outlined in the President’s FY18 Budget.

President Trump’s Budget is an all out attack on working families that will lead to unsafe workplaces and more polluted communities. It represents a broken promise to the American people, and it demonstrates that the priorities of this Administration are to gut the agencies and programs that Americans rely on: programs that invest in workers and hard-hit communities; ensure safe workplaces; spur innovation and economic growth; and protect our environment and planet for future generations. The proposed cuts would put workers in danger on the job; subject communities to greater risk of industrial pollution, spills and explosions; and stifle economic growth and innovation.

Read the letter by downloading the document below.

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