President Bush will unveil his proposed 2006 budget tomorrow (February 7, 2005). According to this New York Times article, (registration required), the President’s proposed budget contains spending cuts for a wide range of public health programs, including several that deal with epidemics, chronic diseases and obesity.

Of importance to the readers of this blog, the proposed budget will include cutting a $9 million program for treating people with traumatic brain injury.

Once the budget is formally presented, we will be able to tell more about what other programs may have their funding reduced or no longer available.