Budget Cuts Made To UCHRA

The Trump administration has proposed its federal budget. There have been a lot of local questions asked since the budget was announced, so UCHRA (Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency) has compiled a list of their affected programs and stats based on the people they served last year in the Upper Cumberland.

Some programs scheduled for elimination include LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program — 14,454 people), SCSEP (Senior Community Service Employment Program — 82 people)..

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