List of Budget Cuts Proposed by White House

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A source inside Thursday's meeting between the vice president and congressional leaders says the following $ 6.5 million in budget cuts were proposed by the administration:

Potential Budget Authority Savings for FY 2011Total: -$6.5 billion

• Milk purchases (-$60 m)

• DELAP (dairy) (-$290 m)

• Agricultural Research (-$71 m)

• USDA Single Family Housing Guarantees (-$173 m)

• USDA Farm Loans (-$26 m)

• Watershed Programs (-$50 m)

• Public Telecommunications and Facilities Program (-$20 m)

• EPA Homeland Security Activities (-$36 m)

• Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (-$125 m)

• Wildland Fire Suppression Program (-$250 m)

• HUD University Community Fund (-$25 m)

• EPA State Revolving Funds (-$950 m)

• EPA State and Tribal Grants - Watershed, Airshed, and Climate Change (-$187 m)

• Biomass Crop Assistance Program (-$100 m)

National Park Service, excluding LWCF (-$105 m)

• Career Pathways (-$125 m)

• SCSEP (-275 m)

• FEMA State and Local Grants (-$425 m)

• FBI Construction (-$133 m)

• Rural Development S&E (-$20 m)

• HUD Energy Innovation Fund (-$50 m)

• Treasury Asset Forfeiture Funds (-$333)

• Animal and Plant Health Programs (APHIS) (-$27 m)

• HHS Community Economic Development (-$16 m)

• HHS Mentoring Children of Prisoners (-$24 m)

• Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund (-$276 m)

Other HR 1

H.R. 1 proposed cuts that the Administration believes could be made without compromising our continued economic recovery

• Forest Service (-$224 m)

• Millennium Challenge Corporation (-$100 m)

• CBP Automation Modernization (-$90 m)

• Rescind unobligated WIC balances (-$500 m)

Other Budget Proposals

Areas for savings that the Administration has proposed but are not included in H.R. 1

• DOC Departmental Management/Emergency Steel Loan program (-$48 m)

• DOJ State and Local Grants (excluding COPS) (-500 m)

• Law Enforcement Wireless Communications (-$70 m)

• Rural Development Grants (-$163 m)

• USDA Extension Activities (-$19 m)

Other Proposals

Areas for savings that do not appear in recent Congressional or Administration budget proposals, but the Administration would consider because current levels of funding are no longer essential due to changing circumstances

• ARC Tunnel Cancellation (-$280 m)

• VA Information Technology (cut and rescission) (-$277 m)

• Embassy Security, Construction, and Maintenance (-$100 m)