Last Thursday, President Trump released his “skinny budget,” which is basically a Christmas list of things he wants Congress to fund or to take away funding from. The Trump budget proposes devastating cuts to key federal agencies and would eliminate funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Meals on Wheels, the National Endowment for the Arts, and more. The good news is that the president doesn’t actually set the final budget. Congress does, and they’ll be working on it over the coming months. This won't be our last budget edition, so today we’re going to start out with the basics.