Sequester Watch, #8

June 10th, 2013 at 11:26 am

This week, a “nice” collection of micro and macro impacts, from job markets to meals for homebound elderlies and Head Start slots for kids.

As I mentioned on Friday, the sequester is beginning to reveal itself in the monthly unemployment data:

In what looks like a sequester effect, the federal government has been shedding jobs at a sharp clip, down 45,000 in the past three months (see figure).


Sequestration leads to cuts in weekly unemployment [benefits]
June 4, 2014
AP (Phoenix)

NIH Fact Sheet Lays Out Sequester Impact
June 4, 2013
By Jocelyn Kaiser
Science Magazine

Meals On Wheels Sequester Cuts Mean Layoffs, Waiting Lists And Canceled Food Deliveries
June 4, 2013
By Arthur Delaney
Huffington Post

NIH Losing $1.7 Billion, 700 Research Grants Due To Sequestration
June 4, 2013
By Sam Stein
Huffington Post

Cancer Clinics Sequestration: Obama Administration Tells Congress It Can’t Stop The Cuts
June 5, 2013
By Sam Stein
Huffington Post

Denying a Head Start in Washington State
June 5, 2013
By Greg Kauffman
Bill Moyers: What Matters Today

Remember the Sequester? It’s Finally Dinging the Economy
June 6, 2013
By Rick Newman
Yahoo! Finance

Meals On Wheels Slashes Services And Adds Waiting Lists Thanks To Sequestration
June 6, 2013
By Bryce Covert

The Sequester Starts to Show
June 7, 2013
By Annie Lowery
The New York Times

Coast Guard in Washington cutting back due to sequester
June 7, 2013
By Steve Wilhelm
Puget Sound Business Journal

Santa Cruz effort to house homeless veterans slammed by sequester
June 7, 2013
By Jondi Gumz
Santa Cruz Sentinel

The Sequester Is Causing Needless Suffering
June 8, 2013
By Imara Jones
The Root

Sequester cuts affect local HUD funding
June 8, 2013
By Katie Kuba
The Inter-Mountain (WV)

Alzheimer Research Cuts Show Folly of Sequestration
June 9, 2013
By Albert Hunt

Sequestration cuts too harmful locally
June 9, 2013
By IR Editorial Board
Independent Record (MT)

The sequester may start to show in data
June 9, 2013
By Greg Robb

Tenants and landlords fret as sequester cuts hit Section 8 subsidies
June 9, 2013
By Matt Chaban
Crain’s New York

Sequestration impacts arts funding
June 9, 2013
Miami News Record (OK)

Sequester hits cancer patients — doctors, lawmakers seek fix
June 10, 2013
By Rachel Rose Hartmen
Yahoo! News

Sequester’s Budget Cuts Slowing Alzheimer’s, Other Research
June 10, 2013
Kaiser Health News

New Bedford Housing Authority feeling sequestration pain
June 10, 2013
By Auditi Guha
South Coast Today (MA)

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One comment in reply to "Sequester Watch, #8"

  1. Sandwichman says:

    I don’t suppose the sequester is impacting NSA data collection or their contracts with private suppliers like Booz Allen, though. No, I didn’t think so.