March 16th – News Wrap Up

Today’s Top Stories —

Trump’s budget proposal takes a gamble. (NYT)

Seattle Mayor Murray defends soda tax proposal. (mynorthwest.com)

Great Barrier Reef suffering from ‘unprecedented’ damage. (CNN)

An ex-Vanderbilt football player videotaped his teammates raping his girlfriend. *tw* (teen Vogue)

Trump adviser Flynn paid by Russia-related entities. (WA Post)

Millions need food in South Sudan’s famine. (CBS News) 

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Proposed EPA cuts will effect Puget Sound area

Seattle PI reported that Trump’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will impact Washington State.

The White House wants to reduce the EPA budget by 25% and staffing by 20%. For Washington, the Puget Sound Clean Up effort will be cut by 93%.

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