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January 2013

The Truth about Budget Cuts

By:
Ron Pollack

In order to address the budget crisis, some congressional Republicans suggest cutting health care programs like Medicare and Medicaid instead of asking wealthy corporations and the richest 1 percent of Americans to pay their fair share.

But cutting Medicare and Medicaid not only hurts seniors, people with disabilities, and low-income families who need health care, it also negatively affects the economy.

Find out more about the true costs of cutting health care programs.