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Trump budget would have major impact in Maryland

Trump budget would have major impact in Maryland

The $4.4 trillion budget proposed Monday by President Donald Trump reinforced his administration’s desire to slash money for the Chesapeake Bay and drastically reduce the federal workforce while maintaining research funding at the National Institutes of Health.

The spending plan called for eliminating earth science projects tied to Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, zeroing out grants on which cities such as Baltimore rely for redevelopment and proposing cuts to programs that help low-income families pay their rent.

Republicans on Capitol Hill praised the document for adhering to the themes — if not the specifics — of Trump’s presidential campaign. Namely, it would make...