2019 Federal Budget – Easterseals Priorities

Easterseals Positioning and Summary:

President Trump on Feb. 12, 2018 released his budget recommendation for fiscal year 2019 and beyond. Of significance to Easterseals, the budget recommends restructuring Medicaid from its current federal funding guarantee to a per capita cap or block grant funding mechanism. In addition, the FY 2019 budget recommends significant cuts to employment and other discretionary program funding. See our budget statement.


Social Media Messaging (focused on Medicaid): Please see our current Medicaid Toolkit


3/05/2018 – Action Alerts Released.


TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to prioritize funding for services for children and adults with disabilities, older adults, and veterans by taking separate action on the following programs:


2/12/2018 – Statement of Angela F. Williams, Easterseals Inc. President and CEO on President’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

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