Kildee slams Trump over eliminating Great Lakes funding - WNEM TV 5

Kildee slams Trump over eliminating Great Lakes funding

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Congressman Dan Kildee is slamming President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal for eliminating the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. 

Since 2010, the program has provided more than $2 billion to protect the lakes. 

In a statement, Kildee said protecting the lakes is now a partisan issue, and that he will fight these "terrible cuts." 

Midland Congressman John Moolenar also sent a statement saying he'll push for Great Lakes funding. 

Overall, Trump's proposal aimed to balance the budget in 10 years, with almost $3.6 trillion in cuts to Medicaid, food stamps and social security disability. 

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