Senator Tells DeVos Cuts Won’t FlyJune 8, 2017 |
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.