Budget cuts will hurt the sick and children

first_imgJust like last year, the White House has released a national budget proposal that drastically slashes foreign aid. What does this money do?For starters, it ensures that millions of people get treatment for tuberculosis, which is currently the world’s biggest infectious killer. It helps babies get the medical care and nutrition they need to grow into healthy kids. It gives girls a chance to go to school.Cutting these programs would deny millions of people a future. This isn’t who we are.Congress knows it, which is why it fought back last year to stop the proposed cuts. They must do the same now.DARREN SKOTNES DelmarMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationAlbany County warns of COVID increaseEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the census Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinionlast_img

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