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Here’s what Trump’s proposed budget would do for Arizona

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Building a border wall could be an economic boon for Arizona under President Donald Trump’s budget proposal. New Times looks at other winners and losers./U.S. Border Patrol

By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for 2018 would have a sweeping, large-scale effect on Arizona if approved by Congress.

“America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” aims to eliminate tens of millions of dollars in federal funding received by Arizona for various agencies and programs, worrying various interest groups.

On the other hand, winners would include the U.S. Border Patrol, construction workers, veterans — and possibly Arizona’s economy.

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