2017-03-20 / Maine

Roundtable ponders Meals on Wheels cuts

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Carol Shea- Porter is holding a roundtable discussion in Somersworth to highlight her opposition to proposed cuts to the Meals on Wheels program.

The popular service that provides food to the elderly faces a sharp funding cut under President Donald Trump’s budget proposal. The exact size of the cut is unknown, but White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said the government “can’t spend money on programs just because they sound good.”

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