May 17, 2022

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) “Slams Feds For Trying to Cut Museum, Library Funding”

From WCBS Radio:

A Connecticut lawmaker is leading the charge against a Trump administration budget proposal that would slash federal funding for local museums and libraries.

As President Donald Trump attempts to tackle to federal budget deficit, one of the many items are on the chopping block, including the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


He notes that in the grand scheme of the federal budget, it’s a small sum of about $50 million that goes to book conservation and librarian training. The Democrat believes that funding is critical to help cherished cultural institutions that enrich all Americans.

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