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Federal Budget for Advocates

Reining in the federal budget is important for our economic future and requires shared sacrifice in spending reductions. But program cuts should not be made at the expense of economically disadvantaged seniors. Find out how NCOA is protecting investments in programs that support older adults.

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Understanding the Federal Budget

More older Americans than ever need assistance and support to make ends meet. Learn more about the federal budget and how NCOA makes sure that deficit reduction does not come at the expense of programs that serve vulnerable seniors.

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