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Senator Tells DeVos Cuts Won’t Fly

by Jason Taylor

A closely watched panel chaired by Missouri’s Republican U.S. Senator Roy Blunt undertook a key public issue Tuesday.

Blunt’s appropriations subcommittee that funds the Department of Education held a hearing to question the agency’s head over its 2018 budget.

Under President Donald Trump’s proposal, education would be cut by $9.2 billion, or 13.5%. Spending reductions would be spread across K-12 and higher education.

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