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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release March 16, 2000
          Programmatic Impact of Congressional Budget Resolution
                              March 16, 2000

The President's budget provides significant investments in key priorities that are essential to our nation's future, including in education, law enforcement and science and technology. The Congressional Budget Resolution slashes these priorities. For example:

The Congressional Budget Resolution cuts a total of $20 billion below the funding required to maintain current levels of service, resulting in untenable and unacceptable funding levels in many areas.