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The President's Proposed Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Cuts

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Numbers are in millions

Terminations

Department Name of Program 2005 enacted 2006 proposed Change Notes
Agriculture AMS Biotechnology Program 4 0 -4  
  Forest Service Economic Action Program 19 0 -19  
  High Cost Energy Grants 28 0 -28  
  NRCS Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations 75 0 -75  
  Research and Extension Grant Earmarks and Low Priority Programs 180 0 -180  
Commerce Advanced Technology Program 136 0 -136  
  Emergency Steel Guarantee Loan Program 0 -50 -50 1
  Public Telecommunications Facilities 21 2 -19 2
Education Comprehensive School Reform 205 0 -205  
  Educational Technology State Grants 496 0 -496  
  Even Start 225 0 -225  
  High School Program 2,170 0 -2,170  
  Perkins Loans 66 0 -66  
  Regional Educational Laboratories 66 0 -66  
  Safe and Drug-Free Schools State Grants 437 0 -437  
  Small Elementary and Secondary Education Programs 304 0 -304 3
  Small Higher Education Programs 11 0 -11 3
  Small Job Training and Adult Education Programs 41 0 -41 3
  Small Postsecondary Student Financial Assistance Programs 111 0 -111 3
  Small Vocational Rehab Programs 64 0 -64 3
  Teacher Quality Enhancement 68 0 -68  
Energy Hydropower Program 5 0 -5  
  Nuclear Energy Plant Optimization 2 0 -2  
  Nuclear Energy Research Initiative 2 0 -2  
  Oil and Gas Programs 79 20 -59 2
HHS Community Service Programs 30 0 -30  
  Early Learning Opportunities Program 35 0 -35  
  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Congressional Euarmarks 60 0 -60  
  CDC Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grants 131 0 -131  
  CDC Youth Media Campaign 59 0 -59  
  Direct Service Worker Grants 3 0 -3  
  Emergency Medical Services for Children 20 0 -20  
  Health Facilities Construction Congressional Earmarks 476 0 -476  
  Healthy Community Access Program 82 0 -82  
  State Planning Grant Program 11 0 -11  
  Trauma Care 3 0 -3  
  Traumatic Brain Injury 9 0 -9  
  Universal Newborn Hearing Screening 10 0 -10  
  Real Choice Systems Change Grants 40 0 -40  
HUD HOPE VI 143 -143 -286  
Interior Bureau of Land Management Jobs-in-the-Woods Program 6 0 -6  
  Land and Water Conservation Fund State Recreation Grants 90 0 -90  
  National Park Service Statutory Aid 11 0 -11  
  Rural Fire Assistance 10 0 -10  
Justice Byrne Discretionary Grants 168 0 -168  
  Byrne Justice Assistance Grants 626 0 -626  
  COPS Hiring Grants 10 0 -10  
  COPS Interoperable Communications Technology Grants 99 0 -99  
  COPS Law Enforcement Technology Grants 137 0 -137  
  Juvenile Accountability Block Grants 54 0 -54  
  National Drug Intelligence Center 39 17 -22 2
  Other State/Local Law Enforcement Assistance 94 0 -94  
  State Criminal Alien Assistance 301 0 -301  
Labor Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Training 76 0 -76  
  Reintegration of Youthful Offenders 50 0 -50  
Transportation Maritime Administration National Defense Tank Vessel Construction 74 0 -74  
  Railroad Rehab and Improvement Financing Loan Program NA NA NA 4
EPA Unrequested Projects 489 0 -489  
  Water Quality Cooperative Agreements 17 0 -17  
Other NASA Hubble Space Telescope Robotic Servicing Mission 291 0 -291  
  National Veterans Business Development Corp. 2 0 -2  
  Postal Service: Revenue Forgone Appropriation 29 0 -29  
  Small Business Administration Microloan Program 15 0 -15  
  Small Business Investment Company Participating Securities Program 0 0 0 5

Major reductions

Department Name of Program 2005 enacted 2006 proposed Change Notes
Agriculture Federal (In-House) Research 1,102 996 -106  
  Forest Service Capital Improvement and Maintenance 515 381 -134  
  Forest Service Wildland Fire Management 2,097 1,444 -653  
  Initiative for Future Agriculture and Food Systems -260 -300 -40 6
  Watershed Rehab -150 -210 -60 6
  Environmental Quality Incentives Program -183 -200 -17 6
  Value-added Marketing Grants -80 -120 -40 6
  Rural Strategic Investment Program -100 -100 0 6
  Bioenergy Program -50 -90 -40 6
  Rural Business Investment Program -86 -89 -3 6
  Market Access 0 -75 -75 6
  Broadband Program -40 -50 -10 6
  Conservation Security Program -47 -40 7 6
  Rural Firefighter Grant Program -30 -40 -10 6
  Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program -38 -25 13 6
  Renewable Energy -23 -23 0 6
  Farmland Protection Program -13 -16 -3 6
  Management Assistance Program 0 -14 -14 6
  Biomass Research 0 -2 -2 6
  Conservation Operations 831 768 -63  
  Resource Conservation and Development Program 51 26 -25  
  Water and Wastewater Grants & Loans 548 450 -98  
Commerce Manufacturing Extension Partnership 108 47 -61  
Education Adult Education State Grants 570 200 -370  
  State Grants for Innovative Programs 198 100 -98  
Energy Environmental Management 7,054 6,505 -549  
HHS Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Payment Program 298 200 -98  
  Health Professions Funding 447 161 -286  
  Rural Health Funding 147 33 -114  
  SAMHSA Programs of Regional and National Significance 891 838 -53  
  State, Local and Hospital Bioterrorism Preparedness Grants 1,418 1,280 -138  
HUD Housing for Persons With Disabilities 238 120 -118  
  Native American Housing Block Grant 622 522 -100  
  Public Housing Capital Fund 2,579 2,327 -252  
Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs School Construction 263 174 -89  
  National Heritage Area Grants 15 5 -10  
  Payments in Lieu of Taxes 227 200 -27  
  U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program 54 25 -29  
Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons Construction 189 -144 -333 7
  High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program 227 100 -127  
  Juvenile Justice Law Enforcement Assistance Programs 321 198 -123  
Labor International Labor Affairs Bureau 93 12 -81  
  Office of Disability Employment Policy 47 28 -19  
  Workforce Investment Act Pilots and Demonstrations 85 30 -55  
State Assistance for the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union 556 482 -74  
Transportation FAA Facilities and Equipment 2,525 2,448 -77  
  FAA Airport Improvement Program 3,497 3,000 -497  
  Federal Railroad Administration Next Generation High Speed Rail 19 0 -19 8
Treasury IRS Taxpayer Service 3,606 3,567 -39  
EPA Alaska Native Villages 45 15 -30  
  Clean Water State Revolving Fund 1,091 730 -361  
Other NASA Aeronautics: Vehicle Systems Program 569 459 -110  
Other NASA Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter 402 280 122  
Other National Historical Publications and Records Commission 5 0 -5 9
Other U.S. Institute of Peace New Building 99 0 -99 10

Notes

•1 Credit balance subsidy balances.
•2 Funds requested for orderly shutdown.
•3 Consolidated program cuts.
•4 No appropriated funds involved but termination allows government to avoid exposure to defaults.
•5 No new guaranteed investments.
•6 In fiscal 2005, Congress delayed obligations for mandatory program. Proposed fiscal 2006 budget cancels some of the 2005 funds.
•7 Rescinds some of previous year's funds.
•8 Transfers program into larger research program to compete for funds.
•9 Eliminates commission's grant for non-federal projects.
•10 Program to secure private funding.

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