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Sequestration and What it Means to the People of Pennsylvania

Sequestration is a series of automatic, across-the-board cuts to government agencies, totaling $1.2 trillion over 10 years. The cuts are to be split 50-50 between defense and domestic discretionary spending. It started in 2011 with the standoff over the U.S. debt ceiling. Congress and the administration agreed to more than $2 trillion in spending cuts.… Read More