Mayor Buckhorn Statement on President Trump's Budget Priorities

03/16/17

“President Trump’s proposed budget is not only unrealistic, it's reckless for America’s cities. As someone who campaigned on investing in infrastructure, this proposed budget does just the opposite. Not only does it make no mention of tax-exempt bonds and local deductibility for cities, it guts funding for housing programs and cuts and sometimes eliminates funds for infrastructure and transit needed for America’s cities to thrive. Tampa’s a city whose Riverwalk was partially funded by Tiger Grants, whose Encore housing was developed with Choice Neighborhood grants, and who relies on the National Endowment of the Arts grants to beautify neighborhoods and create cultural experiences.”

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