Welch Calls For New Approach To Budget Cuts

Congressman Peter Welch is urging his colleagues to consider a budget reduction plan that includes changes to entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare. He says such changes are needed to truly address the nation’s fiscal problems.

Dartmouth Gives Details Of Budget Cuts

Dartmouth College has announced a series of cuts to close a budget gap of $100 million over the next two years. Dartmouth’s President said trustees and administrators have worked to minimize the impact of the cuts on the community.

House Speaker Will Likely Support Program Cuts

House Speaker Shap Smith says it’s likely he’ll support cuts in some programs in order to balance next year’s budget, because he says it’s not possible to close a $150 million dollar budget gap without reducing some services.