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Trump's budget could hit Arkansas hard

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 3:18 PM

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If Donald Trump succeeds in cutting "entitlements" by $1.7 trillion,  as his budget may do, the impact will be felt particularly in poor states. In other words, Arkansas.

One man's entitlements are another man's food, health costs, children's health insurance and Social Security disability benefits. Arkansas is among the top states in disability benefits as a percentage of population as the map above shows.

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