The report's 4 main bullet points:
- The Ryan budget would heavily shift costs to states by cutting Medicaid funding.
- The Ryan budget would impose deep cuts in funding for a wide range of other state and local services, as well.
- Cuts in funding for state and local governments under the Ryan plan would be much deeper than the automatic cuts (or “sequestration”) scheduled to begin in January.
- The Ryan budget cuts likely would bring funding for state and local services far below historical levels.
(Pages 9-10) Major education programs threatened with deep cuts under the Ryan budget:
- High-poverty schools (Title I)
- Special education (IDEA)
- Pre-school programs provided through Head Start
- Improving teacher quality.
- Impact Aid. (Provide support to school districts near military bases, Indian lands, or other types of property that cannot be taxed by the school district)
(Pages 11-12) Major housing and community development programs threatened with deep cuts under the Ryan budget:
- Rental assistance for low-income people (Housing Choice Voucher program)
- Assistance for paying heating or cooling bills (through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
- Community Development Block Grants (Wisconsin contacts, Appleton's program)
- Public Housing
(Pages 12-13) Major health and environment programs threatened with deep cuts under the Ryan budget:
- Nutrition support for new and expecting mothers, and for their young children (WIC)
- Clean Water State Revolving Fund (Wisconsin's Intended Use Plan November 2011)
- Mental health and substance abuse services
- Community Health Centers
(Pages 13-14) Major workforce programs threatened with deep cuts under the Ryan budget: