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  • House GOP to slash environmental, arts funding (o noes)

    07/22/2013 1:26:17 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 22, 2013 4:22 PM EDT | Andrew Taylor
    House Republicans Monday proposed slashing cuts to environmental programs and funding for the Smithsonian Institution and the arts as they unveiled the latest legislation to implement the second year of budget cuts required under so-called sequestration. The $24 billion spending measure would gut the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency with a one-third cut and cuts the National Endowments for the Arts by almost half. Overall, the measure funding the Interior Department, EPA, national parks and federal firefighting efforts is cut by 19 percent below funding approved in March. It takes a more modest approach to the national parks with...