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Trump’s ‘Skinny’ Budget Is All Bones

On March 16 President Donald Trump sent over his federal fiscal year 2018 Budget Blueprint to Congress. It was the President’s first budget, and there were no real surprises in it.

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Combating demographic deafness

By Al Norman Over a period of seven years, I criticized former Gov. Deval Patrick for rarely mentioning the elderly in his annual “State of the Commonwealth” speeches. In 2013 I wrote: “This is the 7th year in a row that the elderly have been invisible to this Administration. Not one word about older people.” […]

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Programs for elderly should not be touched

When state budget projections turn south, money for the elderly and disabled should be protected from cuts.

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