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kleinbl00  ·  998 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Popular Domestic Programs Face Ax Under First Trump Budget

Here's the thing. the NEA and CPB have been under the gun by Republicans since '92 or so. I'm unaware of anyone really giving a shit about Americorps before.

Looks like CNCS gets a billion dollars. That's about a quarter of what they're trying to cut, and it funds stuff like senior care. Then there's this:

    The Republican number-crunching firm TargetPoint found in late December 80 percent of all voters support continued federal investment in national service. Asked directly if they would support a robust national service program proposed by the new president, a dizzying 88 percent of Trump’s supporters agreed.

If I were you? I'd brainstorm over what you're going to tell your representatives when you call on Monday to get them to help you volunteer and get the word out.