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On Monday, the White House unveiled its budget proposal for fiscal year 2019 which has a lot to talk about, but one of the highlights of the proposal includes a proposed cut to loan and research programs within the Department of Energy.

Staff Writer Edwin Delgado can be reached at edelgado@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3440.

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