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Sequestration's local effects minimal, for now
Mar 04, 2013 8:16 pm
When members of Congress passed the Budget Control Act of 2011, they never thought sequestration would become Washington's most hated buzzword. The across-the-board cuts would come to pass only if President Barack Obama, the House and the Senate spent 18 months failing to trim $1 trillion from the deficit.
Under sequestration, Tennessee will lose approximately $14.8 million in funding for primary and secondary eduction, putting nearly 200 teacher and aide jobs at risk, according to the White House
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