Harder Releases Central Valley Funding Priorities Report After Administration Calls for Deep Cuts to Critical Programs

April 22, 2019
Press Release

Modesto, CA – Representative Josh Harder released a report on the Central Valley’s federal funding priorities after the Trump administration’s budget called for deep program cuts which would harm Central Valley workers, students, and farmers. The report is a culmination of Rep. Harder’s 100 Day Listening Tour, where he heard from constituents about their top funding priorities for Central Valley. It also highlights areas where our region would be adversely affected by deep budget cuts by the administration including $845 million in cuts to behavioral care grants, $8.5 billion in cuts to education programs, and the complete elimination of 35 agriculture programs. 

“Washington has left the Central Valley behind for too long – these proposed cuts would take even more important programs away from folks here who need them most,” said Rep. Harder. “I will fight to protect funding for health care, education programs, and our farmers.”

The full report is available here.